Rajko Grlić is a Director, Scriptwriter and Producer Croate born on 2 september 1947 at Zagreb (Croatie)
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Nationality CroatieBirth 2 september 1947
(73 years) at Zagreb (Croatie
Rajko Grlić (born 2 September 1947, Zagreb, SR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia) is a Croatian film director and producer. He is an "Eminent Scholar in Film" at Ohio University, Athens, USA and artistic director of the Motovun Film Festival, Motovun, Croatia.
Rajko Grlić was born in 1947 in Zagreb, SR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia. His father was Danko Grlić, famous Croatian philosopher. Grlić's (Gerlich) family by father's side came to Zagreb from Schwarzwald, Germany in the 19th century, while his mother Eva (née Izrael) is from Jewish family of Sarajevo.
He graduated from the Film Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) at the same time as Emir Kusturica, Serbian film director. Both had Yugoslav passport at that time. During Croatian War of Independence Grlić moved to the USA.