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Balkan Spy (1984)

Balkanski spijun (original title)
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 'Caci' Mihailovic ...
Moler (as Milan Mihailovic)
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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8 October 1987 (Hungary)  »

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Ilija Cvorovic: Fuck the sun that shines on you!
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Great classic
18 February 2004 | by (Nis, Serbia) – See all my reviews

Film adaptation of a great Dusan Kovacevic's novel - equally good. Recognizable a la Kovacevic humor, full of absurdness, self-irony, sharp and spiritual. Great critic of a dead ideology and authoritarian character translated into a black-humor paranoia of a small man - ideology slave. Brilliant, unforgettable Bata Stojkovic's acting gave this feature strength and rare authentic movie-expression.


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