Tag Archives: Yugoslavia

Zemaljski Dani Teku / The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979) Goran Paskaljevic, Dimitrije Vujovic, Obren Helcer, Sarlota Pesic, Comedy, Drama

Zemaljski Dani Teku (1979)
An old sea captain has lived on his own as long as he has been able to. Between his pension and the portraits he paints for a little spending money, he has done all right. However, the day finally comes when he must enter an old age home. Nothing daunted, his high spirits and zest for living infect the whole home with enthusiasm as they prepare a New Year’s Eve party for visiting relatives. Even the captain’s withdrawn and sour old roommate at the home eventually joins in.
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Ziva istina / The Living Truth (1972) Tomislav Radic, Bozidarka Frajt, Ruza Rosoci, Vesna Veselic, Biography

Ziva istina AKA The Living Truth (1972)
The Living Truth (Živa istina), also released as Real Truth, is a 1972 Croatian film directed and written by Tomislav Radi?, starring Božidarka Frajt. Radi?’s directorial debut, a very low-budget cinéma vérité-style film about the everyday life of a struggling actress was met with critical acclaim and is considered one of the best Croatian films of the 1970s.
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Nacionalna klasa / National Class (1979) Goran Markovic, Dragan Nikolic, Bogdan Diklic, Gorica Popovic, Comedy, Drama

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One week in a life of Branimir Mitrovic “Floyd”, a young rally driver from the National Class (up to 785cc), dreaming of promotion to the higher category. He lives a carefree life of a Belgrade dandy boy, neglecting his girlfriend, avoiding his draft calls, and refusing to deal with any life responsibility in general. The decisive race on Saturday is only what he cares about.
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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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