Highway Patrol is a television series in five episodes directed by Zvonimir Jurić, based on a short story from the eponimous collection. Main characters of the series are two brothers from the small town on Dalmatian-Herzegovinian border. Older one- Josip- is former war hero and policeman. Younger- Frane- is a petty smuggler. After his mother's death, Josip decides to come back home from Zagreb to take care about his father. He takes a job in a local precinct. Soon he would face a dilemma: to be loyal to a law and uniform, or to his family and blood?
Dedicated to a famous Bruce Springsteen's song Highway Patrolman, Highway Patrol is a crime series, but at the same time family drama and Greek myth.
Release of the the new Croatian Television TV series Highway Patrol is an important event for a television production in Southeastern Europe. This series is a most succesful local absorbtion of the influences of contemporary television in a post-HBO era.
Execution of the series iz superb: from high-level production, real locations, palpably real characters and good acting. All that is incorporated into a naturalistic, gloomy atmosphere.
Highway Patrol is another strong card of Croatian Television drama program, who turned out to be the best in Southeastern Europe.
Highway Patrol is going to be a television event of the year. Don' miss it!