Croatia's first HBO series gets delayed TV premiere this week

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The first original HBO series written and set in Croatia will premiere this weekend. As Time Out Croatia reported back in October 2018, ‘Uspjeh’ is the first TV show HBO have produced that has been written and set within any of the countries of the former Yugoslavia. Its premiere was originally due to be shown on 26 December, but will now take place on 6 January.

The miniseries will have six parts and is set in Zagreb, with its four main characters linked by an act of criminal violence. The six-part series was written by Marjan Alčevski, a winner of the HBO Adria First Draft contest and directed by Danis Tanovic, who won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2001 with 'No Man's Land'.

The premiere of the series will be shown on HBO channels in Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and throughout Central Europe, Scandinavia and Spain.

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