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Time of the Gypsies (1988)

Dom za vesanje (original title)
In this luminous tale set in the area around Sarajevo and in Italy, Perhan, an engaging young Romany (gypsy) with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime, which threatens to destroy him and those he loves.

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Bora Todorovic ...
Ahmed
Ljubica Adzovic ...
Khaditza (Grandmother)
Husnija Hasimovic ...
Merdzan (Uncle)
Sinolicka Trpkova ...
Azra (girlfriend)
Zabit Memedov ...
Zabit (neighbor)
Elvira Sali ...
Danira (sister)
Suada Karisik ...
Dzamila
Predrag Lakovic
Mirsad Zulic
Ajnur Redzepi ...
Sedrije Halim ...
Ruza, Azra's mother
Saban Rojan
Edin Rizvanovic
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In this luminous tale set in the former Yugoslavia, Perhan, an engaging young Romany with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime that threatens to destroy him and those he loves. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

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"When God came down to earth he could not deal with the gypsies . . . and he took the next flight back"

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9 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Tiempo de gitanos  »

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$280,015 (USA)
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Amazing movie
23 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Surreal, amazing and absorbing, there are not enough words to explain how great this movie is. I watched it late night on ITV in London from 2am to 4am only to catch a train the next day to Kent, but i don't regreat one moment of it. Am not even going to bother telling you what the film is about, because it really is one of those stories thats best kept to oneslf. Its like a good memory you keep to yourself. I have not seen any of the other Emir Kusturica films, but i will highly recommend this movie for all those that love fantasy, film and a good story.

Dom za vesanje: Approved


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