Deveti krug (1960) AKA The Ninth Circle


In order to save a Jewish girl from the Nazis and their colaborators, Croatian family arranges her to be wed to their young son. Young man is displeased with sudden end to his careless youth and he doesn’t seem to like the girl or the whole idea. However, when she gets caught in a street raid, it is too late – he must face the fact that he loves her. A young man starts looking for her, even if it means that he would have to go to the very center of concentration camp – the Ninth Circle.

Director: France Stiglic. AKA The Ninth Circle / Девети круг
Stars: Dusica Zegarac, Boris Dvornik, Branko Tatic, Ervina Dragman, Dragan Milivojevic, Vera Misita, Beba Loncar, Mihajlo Kostic-Pljaka, Bozidar Drnic, Djurdja Segedin. 

1960 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.
1961 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.


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  1. JW
    April 29, 2018

    THANKS JON!!!!

  2. September 26, 2021

    Thank you, Jon, for this utterly fantastic film. What a tremendous love story amidst the horror of the Nazi occupation of the Balkans. The direction and camera work are first rate, and the two young actors grow increasingly luminous as the film reaches its climax..

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