Rhythm of a Crime (1981)


The movie Rhythm of a Crime (1981) is a Yugoslavian crime film directed by Zoran Tadić. The story follows a teacher who allows a stranger to share his home with him before it is to be torn down by developers. The stranger has a fascination with crime statistics and begins to introduce the teacher to his hobby. As the two men become more involved in the world of crime, they begin to blur the lines between reality and fantasy, leading to a dangerous and unpredictable situation.

The movie Rhythm of a Crime (1981) explores themes of obsession, power, and the blurred lines between reality and fantasy. It delves into the psychological depths of its characters, showcasing the destructive power of obsession and the consequences it can have on both the obsessed and the object of their desire.


  • Ivica Vidović as Teacher
  • Fabijan Šovagović as Stranger
  • Mladen Šerment as Inspector
  • Božidar Smiljanić as Inspector
  • Vanja Drach as Inspector
  • Željka Cvjetan as Woman


  • The movie Rhythm of a Crime (1981) is also known as “Ritam zločina” in its original language.
  • The film was based on the short story “Dobri duh Zagreba” by Pavao Pavličić.
  • Rhythm of a Crime was released in Yugoslavia in 1981.



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023