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'The Eighth Commissioner' ('Osmi povjerenik'): Film Review

'The Eighth Commissioner' ('Osmi povjerenik'): Film Review

After Gabriele SalvatoresMediterraneo grabbed the best foreign language Oscar in 1992 in a surprise win, it’s the turn of another comedy about being stranded on an idyllic Mediterranean island to shoot for the stars. In over two leisurely hours, The Eighth Commissioner describes the travails of an up-and-coming politician who is being groomed to become deputy prime minister of his country. But an inconvenient sex and drugs scandal sends smoothie Sinisa Mesjak (Frano Maskovic) into professional exile on Croatia’s most remote island, where he has to adapt to the local way of life rather than the other way ...

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