Zajednicki stan

Synopsis: A group of people move to a half-finished building, but soon a Cold War occurs between some of them. Based on a play.
102 min

SHARED APARTMEN Silence down there!

- Silence!

Filming is starting.

Good afternoon.

- Good afternoon.

Is this Three nightingale 17 street?

- Yes. - Great! Come this way!

This is out of order.

- How's that? -Easy.

It's permission for Three nightingale 17,

but not for this building.

Which building? - For that

shack we demolished. - That's right.

On this place there was old shack,

that we demolished

and on it's place we're building a new one.

- Permit is for that old shack.

I don't care!

I have a permit for Three nightingale 17.

But for old shack.

- What old shack? - What do you mean?

Well you can't get a permit for

non existing apartment. - Yes.

Is this lot and air space of number 17?

- That is correct.

I have the rights to use that

air space,

and you can build a skyscraper.

- Why bother? They'll kick you out.

Don't you understand that I have rights?

- I do, but your permit

is for object that's demolished.

- When did you demolished it?

2 months ago. - Three and a half!

- Three months? - Well. yes.

And I got my permit today.

- Indeed. - Indeed today.

Then you're right...

- For sure. - He's for real!

Where to with this? - Somewhere here.

Did you brought everything? - Yes.

How much to pay?

- 320 dinars. - Here's 500.

I'm on the corner,

Three nightingale 18. - Goodbye!

People.. my little house, my peace.

You don't know how much it means

when there's roof above your head.

- Roof huh? - Well, for roof you'll

have to wait a bit.

What will you do if it starts raining?

- Raining?

Here! - He' serious!

- Ok, that's for the head, and for feet?

For feet I have boots. Put on

pajama, boots, open

an umbrella, get into bed

and beauty! - Sort of speak.

Then we can stop building

for today.

When will the building be finished?

- Who knows,

but you prepare for winter just in case.

- Not until winter?

You know how it is,

the longer, the better.

One who waits will be rewarded.

Where will bathroom bee? - Over there.

You should meet the doorman.

- That's right. - What doorman?

There's one old man who volunteered

to watch the building

- For free? - For free.

So he wants this apartment?

- I thinks so, he's always watching

measuring and rubbing his hands.

- Where is he normally?

He'll come now. At this time he's usually

here. Let's go.

Why? Stay... - We're done for

today. Soon it will be dark.

Good night.

- Goodbye.

Are you serious about sleeping

here? - I am.

Well, have a good sleep.

- Thank you.

Bathroom should be here.

Occupied! - Occupied?

- Occupied. - Who's there?


- Pepi who? -Me.

What are you doing here? - What do

you mean? I moved in. - You too?

I should ask you that.

I'm first.

Do you have apartment permit?

- I don't. - How did you move in?

Illegally. Half an hour before you.

- They'll kick you out. - Who? - You.

Not while you're here. - How's that?

- I heard before that you have permit.

I have, do you?

- I'll enlist as your subtenant.

How's that? - Subtenant can also

have subtenant.

Subtenants subtenant. Let me

introduce myself. Mirko Lazi - Pepi.

Mia Kui, student. -Student!

So we're colleagues. - You're student too?

Yes, just like you, but never mind.

- I'm really a student.

I'll say. What's your occupation Pepi?

I'm a student. - I'm advanced student.

I'll say. How far did you make it,

Pepi? Advanced student. And that thing

on third university I'm signing up

fourth time for the first semester

You're unbelievable. Here's my

index. You can see that I cleared

last semester. - Look, this one has

index. - For sure.

What's this? I came to second semester,

then I had to go back to first.

And three times.

Well never mind. From the cradle

to the grave, the most beautiful is time of school.

And what are you doing now? -Now I'm receiving a pension. - What pension?

Child Welfare.

You study something? - Nope. I'm gambling.

Waiting for 12 scores.

Where did you lived until now?

- With my mother-in-law. -Are you married?

Not anymore. They dumped me.

- Wife or mother-in-law? -Both of them

and father-in-law and everyone. They say

that I'm unproductive. And I was so

happy in marriage. To light up. - I don't have

matches. When did you get married?

A year ago. We've met on sea.

Fine woman, good looking...

You can just imagine.

She was perfect, and on top of that

I could move in. - How's that?

- We got married and then brother

moved in. Then her family

waited until

I get a job.

To be honest I waited too.

They realized that I'm useless

and they kicked me out. - So soon?

They put up with me long enough.

In my first marriage they kicked me out

after 3 months. -Your first marriage?

- This one was my second.

How many times did you get married?

- Me? Thank God, never.

That's why you can't understand.

They kicked me out like a poodle.

Did they kicked you out

with same motivation?

I'm hopeless they say.

And I feel that there's some

hidden genius inside of me,

trying to get out...

Looks like someone's knocking.

- Who is it?

Workers have left.

- What? - They left.

Who's there? - Tenants.

- Who? - Tenants.

Hi. - Hi. - What are you doing here?

- I moved in.

Huh? - I moved in! - Where did you move in?

- Here, in my apartment.

What apartment?

- This one here. - Where do you see...

What's this? Who's stuff is this?

- Mine.

Are you insane sonny?

- Why? - Where did you move in?

In my apartment! - Where do you see apartment here? -You must be doorman!

Come on, get out of here.

- Take it easy, I have something for you.

What's that?

- Read it.

You can get arrested for this sonny.

- Why arrested? - For forgery.

What forgery? Take a closer look.

There's a signature and everything.

Who gave you this?

- Land lords, who else.

That can't be right.

Why the hell I'm taking care of this then?

This is my apartment!

It's promised to me! What do you think...

Why do I have to think? My permit is here.

- What are those land lords

think? You take care of this,

it will be your apartment

and then they gave it to someone else.

What do you think? For three months

I'm not going fishing because

of this. - You move in too,

there's more rooms. - Who ever saw that

someone moves in on foundation?

And who saw that someone moves in

when the building is finished.

You're right... But still!

On foundation?

That's why you say "fundamental".

- I'm swelter.

Then I'll have to move in.

What if it rains? I've got all

plywood stuff.

It'll swell...

You can have it all.

New apartment and new stuff.

You have to sacrifice something.

- Wait. From here to here.

I requisition it. No one can pass trough

that two doors.

That's going to be windows not doors.

- Doors. - Windows!

You just be careful that someone doesn't

slip in. - How's that?

That doesn't come out... - That doesn't take

the space where your apartment will be?

That's right. And I'll go and mobilize

my family. - What's that?

To keep watch on shifts.

We're right across the road.

You watch that someone doesn't...

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