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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
(1993)
Dom za vesanje
Dom za vesanje Director
(1988)
Black Cat, White Cat
(1998)

Filmography

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 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Our Life")
 2008 Maradona by Kusturica (Documentary)
 2007 Zavet
 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 Mini-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
 1993 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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Other Works:

Plays rhythm guitar in "No Smoking Orchestra" with his son Stribor. Touring in Europa in 1999-2000. TV & Cinema commercial for Banque Populaire See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am finished with cities. I spent four years in New York, 10 in Paris, and I was in Belgrade for a while. To me now they are just airports. Cities are humiliating places to live, particularly in this part of the world. See more »

Trivia:

Grew up in Sarajevo. See more »

Nickname:

Kusta

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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