A bachelor teacher lives alone in a house which will be torn down for new housing. An old man asks if he can live there, his hobby is crime statistics and the teacher becomes interested as the old man can predict some crimes.
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At first this seemed to be some parable of good vs evil or probability vs fate. Then it warped into a mystery-thriller. In the end it's a complex web of all that and so much more. Visually gritty as hell, here, death, or, the end, is destiny by means of societal ramifications. Check your stats, whack your weeds and clean your windows while the house next door is being destroyed, it doesn't matter. The end is near.
Wow, an unknown made for TV Yugoslavian film turned out to be great. Masterful storytelling, full of suspense, witty dialogue, beautiful slow pace, likeable characters and no cliches. It sort of had a modern feel to it.