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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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 2016 On the Milky Road (attached) (filming)
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Our Life")
 2005 All the Invisible Children (segment "Blue Gypsy")
 1995 Underground
 1992 Arizona Dream
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Other Works:

Directed the video clip for Manu Chao's song "Rainin in Paradize", from the album "La Radiolina" (2007). See more »

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


Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

Milosevic's fundamental mistake was that he thought there were 250 million Serbs, and that he didn't have a couple of nuclear bombs in his pocket. See more »

Trivia:

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

Nickname:

Kusta

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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