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One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away (1970)
"Tko pjeva zlo ne misli" (original title)

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The story is seen through the eyes of 6 year old Perica Safranek. On a family picnic Perica's mother starts flirting with Mr Fulir, a Zagreb Dandy. The father at first doesn't notice it, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franjo Majetic ...
Franjo Safranek
Mirjana Bohanec ...
Ana Safranek
Relja Basic ...
Gospon Fulir
Mia Oremovic ...
Teta Mina
Tomislav Zganec ...
Perica Safranek
Vida Jerman ...
Gospodicna Marijana
Vanja Timer ...
Susjeda Bajs
Lena Politeo ...
Susjeda Beta
Milan Micic ...
Susjed, dimnjacar Karlek
Dragan Rajakovic ...
Susjed, gospon Misko
Viki Glovacki ...
Pjevac s violinom
Drago Bahun ...
Pjevac s gitarom
Rikard Brzeska ...
Znidarsic (as Riki Brzeska)
Marijan Radmilovic ...
Musterija gospodicne Marijane
Mihajlo Smoljanovic ...
Clan tria
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Storyline

The story is seen through the eyes of 6 year old Perica Safranek. On a family picnic Perica's mother starts flirting with Mr Fulir, a Zagreb Dandy. The father at first doesn't notice it, but wants to marry off the aunt. After a couple of invitations to their Zagreb home, the father becomes aware of Fulir's passes at his wife... Written by Boris Vidovic <lasse.holma@sea.fi>

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marriage | period piece | social

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20 October 1970 (Yugoslavia)  »

Also Known As:

Aki dalol, rossz ember nem lehet  »

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Trivia

The courtyard scenes were shot in the house at 11 Basaricekova Street, in the Upper Town, Zagreb. The tavern "K Znidarsicu" ("At Znidarsic' Place") was inspired by the legendary old-Zagreb tavern "Pod starim krovovima", located in the neighboring house at 9 Basaricekova Street. See more »

Quotes

Franjo Safranek: I for one read a book about how humans evolved. It says everything. First, there were fish, and then the fish grew legs, and so on, all up to the human.
Teta Mina: It wouldn't be that book where some Englishman says that a human evolved from a monkey?
Franjo Safranek: The writer I don't remember, but the book had most wonderful covers... with gold-stamping!
Teta Mina: I don't know, so I've heard. But if he's evolved from a monkey, I haven't!
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One of the best from Croatia
21 July 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

One of the best movies produced by Croatian cinematography. Yet another living proof for the Seinfeldian paradigm: "a story about nothing", told in a loving way, with great cast and charming music, can be so much stronger than any of those modern special-effect Hollywood films. In fact there is a special effect which makes this movie so great. It's love.


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