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Balkan Spy (1984)
"Balkanski spijun" (original title)

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Ilija Cvorovic, a reformed former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison as a political prisoner, is called in for a routine conversation. He returns home convinced that the police ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ...
Ilija Cvorovic
Bora Todorovic ...
Petar Markov Jakovljevic
Mira Banjac ...
Danica Cvorovic
Sonja Savic ...
Sonja Cvorovic
Zvonko Lepetic ...
Djura Cvorovic
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ...
Palacinkar (as Bata Zivojinovic)
Predrag Lakovic ...
Profesor
Branka Petric ...
Novinarka
Milivoje Tomic ...
Doktor (as Mica Tomic)
Milan Strljic ...
Inspektor Drazic
Milan Mihailovic ...
Moler
Vladan Zivkovic ...
Radnik sa resetkama
Ljiljana Jovanovic ...
Sekretarica inspektora
Zoran Ratkovic ...
Razroki mladic
Dragoljub Petrovic ...
Fotograf (as Dragan Petrovic)
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Ilija Cvorovic, a reformed former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison as a political prisoner, is called in for a routine conversation. He returns home convinced that the police is interested in his subtenant, a businessman returning from Paris to open a tailor shop. Convinced that his subtenant represents the greatest threat to national security Ilija begins his own surveillance operation against him. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Ilija Cvorovic: Fuck the sun that shines on you!
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We are really proud to have this movie
16 March 2009 | by (Belgrade,Serbia) – See all my reviews

A lot of lame movies these days are going to international film festivals,we all are asking ourselves what happened to Serbian movie,and this film is reminder that we once had a good directors and for NO.! good screenplays! Movie is intelligent and funny ,like Dusan Kovacevic's work always is. He mocks the regime and at the same time works with really serious subjects and ask serious questions .. I would recommend this movie to anyone . Ilija Cvorovic is a man in his middle age.One day he gets a phone call from the police.He is called to be examined about his neighbor and subtenant . He is afraid of what will the police ask him.But they don't ask him much,they just want to know who is he ,because he just came from France. After that conversation Ilija begin to imagine things ,he thinks that his subtenant is a spy and that kind of thinking led to lot of funny scenes...


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