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Zazidani / The Walled In (1969) Vojislav ‘Kokan’ Rakonjac, Ljuba Tadic, Danilo ‘Bata’ Stojkovic, Sava Damjanovic, Drama

Zazidani (Vojislav 'Kokan' Rakonjac, 1969)
A guard prevents the inmate’s escape from the prison. During his second attempt, the inmate decides to save guard’s life who have been fallen into the river while trying to catch him. Since the guard’s job is now to keep an eye on him in the cell, they spend a lot time together and their hatred turns into a sincere friendship. The guard wants to help inmate to escape again.

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Skupljaci perja / I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967) Aleksandar Petrovic, Bekim Fehmiu, Olivera Katarina, Velimir ‘Bata’ Zivojinovic, Drama

Skupljaci perja AKA I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967)
Bora the Gypsy is married to an older woman, and he falls in love with the younger Tissa, who is being offered in marriage by her father, to a young gypsy man. This marriage arrangement is according to custom. Tissa rejects her husband, claiming he is not able to consumate the marriage, and Bora joins her. They get a monk in the mountains to marry them. Unable to return to the Gypsy camp, Tissa tries to reach Belgrad on her own, but a couple of truck drivers rape her, and she does return in misery to her tribe. Meanwhile, Bora defends his honour the traditional way, in a knife duwl, and kills his opponent. Therefore he, too, must leave the tribe.

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Urnebesna tragedija / The Tragic Burlesque (1995) Goran Markovic, Vojislav Brajovic, Danilo ‘Bata’ Stojkovic, Dragan Nikolic, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Urnebesna tragedija (Goran Markovic, 1995)
In a way of protesting for inhuman living conditions and the shortage of medications caused by the disintegration of Yugoslavia and its sanctions, a doctor in a hospital decides to close his clinic for mental illness. His wish is to return the patients to their homes or give them to someone who is willing to accept them temporarily. Since one of the patients is planning to “get married” the doctor takes all the patients out on the street and uses the wedding as an excuse. A person “who can not fly” goes out to the streets with them, but he only exists as a person in the minds of the patients. However, trouble starts arising on the first step they take outside the clinic. In freedom the patients (not used to the games of the “normal society”) start doing whatever they want to or feel like, not paying attention to and ignoring the chaos they are causing…

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