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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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Political paranoia of Ilija Cvorovic
19 September 1998 | by (Belgrade, Yugoslavia) – See all my reviews

This Dusan Kovacevic' drama talks about political paranoia of Ilija Cvorovic, ex-Stallinist, the man who spent two years in prison because of his activity. He follows and haunts a tenant in his house - who returned from France. Ilija sees in him agent of imperialist powers, enemy of the state and a foreign spy. The movie is true piece-of-art of Yugoslav cinematography of the 80's. Also talks about relations of hard-line communists and capitalists in liberal-socialist Yugoslavia.


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