On June 28th 1389, at Kosovo Polje, an army of the Serbian Prince Lazar made a stand against the advancing Ottoman forces of Sultan Murad, resulting in a great battle which would later inspire Serbian folk tales and poems about courage, sacrifice, betrayal and tragedy. The movie was made for the 600th anniversary of the event. Written by
Dragan Antulov <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
In Serbian epic poetry, knight Milan Toplica is noted for his great height. Svetozar Cvetkovic
, who played Toplica in the film, is the tallest actor among the principle Serbian knights, being 1.93m (6' 4") tall. See more
In one of the battle scenes, a Turkish soldier has a digital watch on his wrist, which was very popular in late 1980s when the movie was filmed. The real battle occurred in 1389. See more
I vow by this bread and wine, before this living image of Jesus Christ... tomorrow, on Kosovo, I will kill Murad.