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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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 2015 On the Milky Road (attached) (filming)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Our Life") (post-production)
 2008 Maradona by Kusturica (Documentary)
 2006 Zivot je cudo (TV Mini-Series)
 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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Other Works:

Commercial for one Italian Internet provider in 1998. 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:

In 1993, he challenged Vojislav Seselj, leader of Serbia's ultranationalist movement, to a duel. He suggested that it should be in the heart of Belgrade, at high noon (!), with any weapon Mr. Seselj chooses. Vojislav Seselj refused this offer saying that he "didn't want to be accused of a murder of an artist". See more »

Nickname:

Kusta

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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