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Underground (1995)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, War | 20 June 1997 (USA)
The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations. A black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans doesn't ... See full summary »

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Marko / Actor playing Marko (as Miki Manojlovic)
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Crni (Blacky) / Actor playing Blacky
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Natalija / Actress playing Natalija
Slavko Stimac ...
Ivan
Ernst Stötzner ...
Franz / Actor playing Franz
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Jovan (as Srdjan Todorovic)
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Vera
Milena Pavlovic ...
Jelena
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ...
Deda (as Bata Stojkovic)
Bora Todorovic ...
Golub
Davor Dujmovic ...
Bata
Nele Karajlic ...
Falling Gypsy (as Dr. Nele Karajlic)
Branislav Lecic ...
Mustafa
Dragan Nikolic ...
Film Director
Erol Kadic ...
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Storyline

The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations. A black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans doesn't mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. Years later, they break out of their underground "shelter" --- only to convince themselves that the war is still going on. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | War

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Podzemlje  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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The shooting of the film began in fall 1993 and lasted off-and-on until early spring 1995. See more »

Quotes

Marko: We're all crazy, Natalija. We just haven't been diagnosed yet.
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Connections

Referenced in Aprile (1998) See more »

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Underground Tango
Written and performed by Goran Bregovic
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Amazing
27 February 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

While attending college in Boston a Croatian friend of mine told me about this movie. I rented it a few days later, and let me say this is one of the greatest foreign films I have seen. While the historical and political substance of the film is largely missed by me, the story is strong enough that I connected emotionally with it. The humor of the film is very refreshing, being used to war films that are too heavy or dull to make me laugh. I recommend this film to anyone who appreciates a well told story. You will be rewarded with a beautiful picture.


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