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Who's Singin' Over There? (1980)
"Ko to tamo peva" (original title)

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It's April 5, 1941, somewhere in Serbia. A group of people go on a bus to Belgrade...

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pavle Vuisic ...
Kondukter (as Pavle Vujisic)
Dragan Nikolic ...
Pevac
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ...
Brka (as Danilo Stojkovic)
Aleksandar Bercek ...
Misko Krstic
Neda Arneric ...
Mlada
Milivoje Tomic ...
Aleksa Simic
Tasko Nacic ...
Lovac
Boro Stjepanovic ...
Celavi (as Borislav Stjepanovic)
Slavko Stimac ...
Mladozenja
Miodrag Kostic ...
Muzikant I
Nenad Kostic ...
Muzikant II
Bora Todorovic ...
Ozalosceni
Slobodan Aligrudic ...
Porucnik
Petar Lupa ...
Pop
Stanojlo Milinkovic ...
Orac
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On April 5, 1941, a date Serbs will recognize, men on a country road board Krstic's bus for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war vet, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a consumptive, and a man with a shotgun. Krstic is a world-weary cynic, out for a buck; the driver is his son, the simple, cheerful Misko. En route they pick up a priest and young newlyweds going to the seaside. Along the way, mis-adventure strikes: a flat tire, a rickety bridge, a farmer who's plowed the road, a funeral, two feuding families, an army detail, and a lost wallet slow the bus and expose rifts among the travelers. On April 6, amid rumors of war, they reach Belgrade... Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Reportedly, director Goran Paskaljevic was the first choice for directing this movie. See more »

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The bus that makes the center point of the film is a Mercedes-Benz O3500, which did not enter the production until 1949, eight years after the events in film take place. See more »

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References Stagecoach (1939) See more »

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Serbian "Stagecoach"
18 February 2004 | by (Nis, Serbia) – See all my reviews

Superbly developed characters into the lots of funny situations full of spirit, absurdness and Serbian mentality. Movie is a great comedy, enjoyable, interesting, unpredictable. Best point in a film: characters, then humor itself, story and dialogs. Humor has 'inner development' , rare in Serbian movies. So, it is consequence of characterization, is well motivated, spontaneous and cogent. Also it is sharp, intelligent and lucid. Most of the movies, unfortunately, had constructed humor (devise a joke and put it into a characters's mouth) or ordinary situation comedy, burlesque, farce. Some of the 'art immortality' are incorporated in this movie. Little masterpiece, hardly reachable.


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