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Underground (1995)

 -  Comedy | Drama | War  -  20 June 1997 (USA)
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Ivan
Ernst Stötzner ...
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Jovan
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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 ...
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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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weapon | yugoslavia | shelter | partisan | love | See more »

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Once Upon a Time There Was a Country  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Emir Kusturica threatened to quit film-making when Serbian critics denounced his epic work as propaganda promoting a united Yugoslavia. See more »

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Marko: A war is no war until the brother kills his brother.
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An ABSOLUTELY Brilliant Film...
8 March 2002 | by (Nowhere Near Hong Kong...) – See all my reviews

Underground is without a doubt, one of the very finest movies to emerge from Europe. After seeing Underground, one realizes that one has just witnessed cinema at one of it's highest levels. This movie is what "The Tin Drum" was supposed to be, and so much more. Absolutely Brilliant on all levels.


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