Tag Archives: 2000s
Sjaj u ocima / Loving Glances (2003) Srdjan Karanovic, Senad Alihodzic, Ivana Bolanca, Jelena Djokic, Drama, Romance
A warm romantic comedy with local Serbian flavor, “Loving Glances” marks the return of acclaimed Belgrade helmer Srdjan Karanovic to directing after a 12-year absence due to the war in former Yugoslavia and its aftermath. Film’s difficult production circumstances are invisible, however, in the mildly surreal inter-ethnic love story between two young refugees.
Schussangst / Gun-shy (2003) Dito Tsintsadze, Fabian Hinrichs, Lavinia Wilson, Johan Leysen, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Fararishtay kifti rost / Angel on the Right (2002) Jamshed Usmonov, Uktamoi Miyasarova, Maruf Pulodzoda, Kova Tilavpur, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Set in the Tadjik village of Asht, this film draws on the Muslim notion that we are born with an angel on each shoulder, and that the angel on the right records the good that we do throughout our lives, and the angel on the left the bad.
Directed by Kim Yong Kyun (Red Shoes), costume epic The Sword With No Name (a.k.a. Like Fireworks, Like Butterflies) revolves around a fated love in the Joseon court during the late nineteenth century.