The Guest (film)

The Guest
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Poster of the film
Directed byBojan Lazarević
Produced byTel.S
Drazovice 5541 Films
Written byBojan Lazarević
Marija Vijć
Screenplay byDanijela Vasić
Story byBojan Lazarević
StarringAna Grugović
Emilijan Vasić
Danka Dordević
Andrija Vasić
Music byFilotije Zebić
CinematographyGordan Stefanović
Edited byVaradinka Čarapić
Jakov Jocić
Production
company
Drazovice 5541 Films
Distributed byTel.S
Release date
  • 12 August 2020 (2020-08-12)
Running time
104 Minutes
CountrySlirnia
LanguageSlirnian
Budget€ 4,100,000
Box office€ 30 million

The Guest (Slirnian: Gost, Gaullican: L'accusé) is a Slirnian mystery thriller film, produced and released in 2020. The film was wrote by Bojan Lazarević and Marija Vijć, and directed by the former. The Guest was produced entirely in Slirnia, with various locations spread across the country, by Tel.S in partnership with the filming studio Drazovice 5541 Films; it counted with the presence of varius internationally recognised Slirnian actors and actress, like Ana Grugović, Emilijan Vasić, Danka Dordević and Andrija Vasić.

The film received mostly positive critics and achieved a record revenue for any other Slirnian movie, grossing € 30 million against its € 4 million budget.

Plot

Filming

The filming started in 2019, and included several locations in Slirnia. The director, Bojan Lazarević, recognised in an interview with the newspaper Dnevnik Finance that offers were made to film in Gaullica and Amathia, although it was a 'personal decision to film it in Slirnia' . The hospital room in which most of the film happens is the room 205 of the Drazovice University Medical Centre, other locations include the forests on the region of Pljevlija, the city of Graštnik and the central station of Krško. The film was recognised by several newspapers and web-portals for its filming quality and exceptional photography, with several mentions to the use of resources such as dark colours and the use of ambient sound during silence moments.

Reception

The movie grossed € 30 million, of which € 8 million were from Slirnia and the rest from other nations in Euclea and selected independent cinemas in Coius and the Asterias. The Slirnian newspaper Dnevnik Finance published an article in which the journalist and movies specialist Vukica Jelić, gave it five starts.

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