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Emir Kusturica


A Serbian film director. Born in 1954 in Sarajevo. Graduated in film directing at the prestigious Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague in 1978. During his studies, he was awarded several times for his short movies including Guernica (1978), which took first prize at the Student's Film Festival in Karlovy Vary. After graduation, he directed ... See full bio »

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Known For

Underground
Underground Director
(1995)
Arizona Dream
Arizona Dream Director
(1992)
Time of the Gypsies
(1988)
Black Cat, White Cat
(1998)

Filmography

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 2016 On the Milky Road (attached)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Our Life")
 2008 Maradona by Kusturica (Documentary)
 2006 Zivot je cudo (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2006)
 2005 All the Invisible Children (segment "Blue Gypsy")
 2001 Super 8 Stories (Documentary)
 1997 Magic Bus (Short)
 1996 Bila jednom jedna zemlja (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1996)
- Episode #1.5 (1996)
- Episode #1.4 (1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996)
- Episode #1.2 (1996)
 1995 Underground
 1992 Arizona Dream
 1984 Nije covjek ko ne umre (TV Movie)
 1979 Buffet Titanic (TV Movie)
 1978 Guernica (Short)
 1978 The Brides Are Coming (TV Movie)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (34 credits)
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Other Works:

The Time of The Gypsies - the punk opera, musical, the premier - the end of June 2007 in Paris See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

My purpose is to make a movie to make you warm. To give you some heat. Now, this rational world has become a place where only what is cool is good. Do you cut the movie on the basis of the beat of modernity or the basis of the beat of your own heart? See more »

Trivia:

Has not been to Sarajevo, his birthplace, since 1992. See more »

Nickname:

Kusta

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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