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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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33 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Underground
Underground Director
(1995)
Crna macka, beli macor
(1998)
Arizona Dream
Arizona Dream Director
(1993)
Zivot je cudo
Zivot je cudo Director
(2004)

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) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2006)
- Episode #1.2 (2006)
- Episode #1.1 (2006)
 2005 All the Invisible Children (segment "Blue Gypsy")
 2004 Zivot je cudo
 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:

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

In Serbia a lot of people hate me because they want to westernise, not understanding that the western world is bipolar, with very good things and very bad things. Since they don't have experience of the west, they even believe that western shit is pie. See more »

Trivia:

One of eight directors with two films to have won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, the others being Francis Ford Coppola (The Conversation (1974) and Apocalypse Now (1979) ), Alf Sjöberg (Iris and the Lieutenant (1946) and Miss Julie (1951)), Shôhei Imamura (Narayama bushikô (1983) and The Eel (1997) ), Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror (1987) and The Best Intentions (1992) ), ... See more »

Nickname:

Kusta

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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