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Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981)
"Sjecas li se, Dolly Bell" (original title)

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A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Slavko Stimac ...
Dino
Slobodan Aligrudic ...
Otec
Ljiljana Blagojevic ...
Mira Banjac ...
Majka
Pavle Vuisic ...
Tetak (as Pavle Vujisic)
Nada Pani ...
Tetka
Boro Stjepanovic ...
Cvikeras
Zivko 'Zika' Ristic ...
Cica (as Zika Ristic)
Jasmin Celo
Mirsad Zulic ...
Braco Sintor
Ismet Delahmet
Jovanka Paripovic
Mahir Imamovic
Zakira Stjepanovic
Tomislav Gelic
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A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young prostitute and he falls in love with her. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Winner Best Actor (Slavko Stimac) at 25th Panama International Film Festival. See more »

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Otec: Women are like salt. You can do without, but it's lousy.
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Referenced in Maradona by Kusturica (2008) See more »

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24 mila baci
Written by Adriano Celentano, Lucio Fulci, Piero Vivarelli
Performed by Adriano Celentano
[Sung along to by Slavko Stimac]
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Well , it all started back in the '60s when ...
19 December 1999 | by (Tuzla , Bosnia) – See all my reviews

Excellent. One word to describe the hour and a half of a master-piece.I'm not so sure that non-ex-yugoslav audience would use word master-piece but I think we would all agree that we are talking about excellent , marvelous , memorable (and etc) movie.Well , to be honest , I never expected less from Emir Kusturica as a director teamed with Abdulah Sidran (who is a poet) as a screenplay writer , who gave the movie intelligent and funny dialogues (really a lot of quotes to remember) combined with deep and memorable talking about communism brought to the audience trough the words of main character Dino's father (whose occupation is head waiter in the restaurant). But , before everything `Do you remember , Dolly Bell' is a movie who drags you to the past , to the ‘60s in the Sarajevo , Yugoslavia , making you wish that you were there then , just to feel the life of the previous generations in the communist system in the time of yugoslav `brotherhood and unity'. Except that it is also the movie about life in the tough neighbourhood full of scoundrels of any kind. After all, Dolly Bell is a victim of the one of them , and Dino tryes to rescue her in the name of love what gives the movie romantic note.One more good thing in the movie is guaranteed – the music.It's simply marvelously selected so it really gives the right image of the ‘60s in Sarajevo (of course you ought to know that in the ‘70s Sarajevo became capital of ex-yugoslav rock ‘n' roll , so in some way movie represents roots of rock ‘n' roll in Yugoslavia). So , what more to say than – watch the movie and you'll remember Dolly Bell for the rest of your life.


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