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Tango argentino (1992) Goran Paskaljevic, Mija Aleksic, Predrag Manojlovic, Nikola Zarkovic, Drama, Music

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Nikola is an ten-year-old boy who enjoys relating with the old people that his mother shops for and cleans up for. He is particularly enthralled by an old fellow who used to earn his living as a tango singer, and who still has something of the enthusiasm for living that infuses that music. His father is a music teacher who isn’t quite up to the challenge posed by living with his energetic and complicated wife, and since they are not well off materially, the difficulty of their lives is compounded. The boy has a scheme which may make the family a lot of money, but he first has to decide that the real world is more worthy of his attentions than his rich and gentle fantasy life.

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Jug jugoistok / South by Southeast (2005) Milutin Petrovic, Radivoje Andric, Nedeljko Despotovic, Balsa Djogo, Thriller

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Sonja, once a popular Serbian actress settled in Slovenia is on a short visit to Belgrade. She panics claiming that her daughter Sofia has been kidnapped, then disappears. Inspector Despotovic is assigned to the case and when he finds Sonja, she admits that she made everything up, that she never had a child, and therefore there was no kidnapping. But a Secret Service veteran approaches Despotovic and tells him that the story about kidnapping is true. It is highly classified information. The father of the child is Foreign Affairs Minister. On the other hand, Minister claims that the Secret Service has made everything up trying to compromise him. Despotovic is puzzled… Who is lying? Who is telling the truth? Who is insane? Who is about to die?

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Tears for Sale / Carlston za Ognjenku (2008) Uros Stojanovic, Katarina Radivojevic, Sonja Kolacaric, Stefan Kapicic, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. Our heroines, Ognjenka and Mala Boginja decide to go to the city, kidnap men and return life to their village. The lights of the metropolis dazzle them and there starts this little amusing and sentimental adventure.

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Tri karte za Hollywood / Three Tickets to Hollywood (1993) Bozidar ‘Bota’ Nikolic, Branislav Lecic, Bogdan Diklic, Ljubisa Samardzic, Comedy

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The story of three boys who, fascinated with seventh art magic, decide to escape from their remote village straight to Hollywood. In the same time, a local policeman frantically organizes a reception for the president of the state. His “strictly controlled” citizens, under the influence of events in Cuba, in 1962. start dividing in two parties, resolved to succeed where Hruscov and J.F.K. have failed.

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Budjenje iz mrtvih / Awakening from the Dead (2005) Milos ‘Misa’ Radivojevic, Svetozar Cvetkovic, Ljuba Tadic, Anita Mancic, Drama

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The story AWAKENING FROM THE DEAD takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a discouraged democrat and a columnist, dismissed from a famous daily newspaper, emerges from his own grave and enters into his own life. Within 48 hours, he will try to achieve all those things he couldn’t while he was alive. At the same time, post-mortem, he will try to save the dignity of his own community and his tribe, not taking too much care of himself.

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Houston, We Have a Problem! (2016) Bostjan Virc, Ziga Virc, Documentary, Drama

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Cold War-era international intrigue, declassified top-secret documents, and a clandestine deal between John F. Kennedy and Yugoslavia’s president Josip Tito are just the tip of the iceberg in this absorbing directorial debut from filmmaker Žiga Virc. Blurring the lines between fact and fiction, Houston, We Have a Problem! explores the myth behind the origins of America’s race to be the first country to send a man to the moon, and a supposed multi-billion-dollar deal involving America’s purchase of Yugoslavia’s space program in the early 1960s.

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Hajka / Manhunt (1977) Zivojin Pavlovic, Rade Serbedzija, Barbara Nielsen, Pavle Vuisic, War

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After issued Chetniks and destruction to make an agreement between the Partisans and the Chetniks, a partisan unit angry about betrayal, deception is being broken. A one broken group of partisans unwittingly sabotage draws to the attention of the Chetniks, and the Italians who, instead-prepared attack on the headquarters of the Supreme People’s Liberation Struggle, entering into a bloody campaign against the wounded, hungry and poorly armed partisans hidden by the dugout. In that hell, everyone becomes a hunted beast, and the beast that persecuted. In the chaos of destruction, in the wilderness, in the midst of the rampage of death, gives birth to son wounded Partisans, a symbol of triumph of life.

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