Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
After WWI, two friends, awarded officers return to their lives in peacetime. One of them becomes a commander of the gendarme's, while the other gets into conflict with the authorities and ... See full summary »
The plot lasts from 1945 until today's day. Pavle, Stojan and Dragisa, the three war friends are taking different positions within the society immediately after the war. Pavle, a former war... See full summary »
Forty year old, unemployed architect is trying to find his way in a society's cruel environment. In his mind, he still lives in 1968, when he was one of the protesters. The pinnacle comes ... See full summary »
A group of kids from the Bosnian village often run away from school from the terror of Pepper, a teacher who got his nickname because of his red nose. Soon they formed a brigand division, ... See full summary »
After confronting his professor, a student of medicine loses his illegal bed in student housing and finds a job as a housemaid at Sava Mitrovic house. The family happiness soon turns into a chaos, falling apart like a Robert Hall suit.
The new misadventures of a single mother Svetlana, her 12 year old son and (still) part-time worker Sinisa. Sinisa's plans to marry Svetlana are ruined when her ex-husband came back from ... See full summary »
Residents of a shanty town are facing with its destruction. With the help of the local trickster, Paja "the Bighead" moves with his family to an empty flat in New Belgrade blocks. ... See full summary »
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic,
A typically mindless Serbian turkey, without a beginning, middle or an end. To say SOS was poorly structured and badly written would be such an understatement that it would amount to a compliment for this trash. This hopeless pile of horse-kaka just plods along without rhyme or reason, its sole reason apparently to feature primitive, nouveau-riche "turbo-folk" singers/peasants at a time when that particular cultural pollutant had started being popularized in downward-spiraling Serbia.
The main protagonist is unlikable and dull. His motives are vague. The dialogue alternates between severely boring, confusing, barely audible and utterly pointless sometimes even managing to unite all 4 of these wonderful traits at once. Needlessly numerous characters come and go; we neither pay attention to them nor do they serve any purpose other than to pad the movie into infinity. None of them lingers long enough to become either relevant or interesting. The story doesn't focus on any of them with more than marginal interest.
I could almost see (or perhaps even hear?) the director snoring as he went through the motions. The editor must have been so fast asleep that the scenes seem as if arranged in random order. Not that ANY other order would have benefited SOS in any way, in spite of the endless mathematical possibilities.
I will just take a "wild guess" here that this mega-dull mega-bomb is one of those flicks OK-ed by the Yugoslav Communist Party as a favour to one or several of its criminal members.
Fans of Saban Saulic, Miroslav Ilic and other music-hating peasants might find something of interest here, others steer clear.
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