The Rat Savior
|The Rat Saviour (Izbavitelj)|
|Directed by||Krsto Papić|
|Produced by||Jadran film|
|Written by||Ivo Brešan
(based on the novel by Alexander Grin)
|Music by||Brane Živković|
|Edited by||Miroslava Kapić
|Running time||80 minutes|
Izbavitelj is a 1976 Croatian horror Sci-Fi film directed by Krsto Papić. It was released in 1976, but won Best Film at the 1982 Fantasporto. The film was selected as the Yugoslav entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 49th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
In 1999, a poll of Croatian film critics found it to be one of the best Croatian films ever made.
A man uncovers a race of intelligent rats who can appear as human. He is captured and taken to the rat people’s leader (the "savior" of the movie's title). He escapes, but then wonders who among his fellow humans is a rat person in disguise.
- Ivica Vidović – Ivan Gajski
- Mirjana Majurec – Sonja Bošković
- Fabijan Šovagović – Professor Martin Bošković
- Relja Bašić – Mayor
- Ilija Ivezić – Police Chief
- List of submissions to the 49th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Yugoslav submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- ""Tko pjeva, zlo ne misli" najbolji hrvatski film svih vremena!". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 1999-11-28. Retrieved 2013-02-08.
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