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The Perfect Circle (1997)

Savrseni krug (original title)
An alcoholic Bosnian poet sends his wife and daughter away from Sarajevo so they can avoid the troubles there. However, he is soon descended upon by a pair of orphaned brothers. The ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mustafa Nadarevic ...
Hamza
Almedin Leleta ...
Adis
Almir Podgorica ...
Kerim
Josip Pejakovic ...
Marko
Jasna Diklic ...
Gospodja
Mirela Lambic ...
Miranda
Ljubica Lohajner-znidaric ...
Stara zena
Amina Begovic ...
Gordana
Sultana Omerbegovic ...
Ivana
Zaim Muzaferija ...
Asaf
Mira Avram ...
Hamzina majka
Bozidar Bunjevac ...
Grobar
Vlado Jokanovic
Vedrana Bozinovic
Dragan Marinkovic
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An alcoholic Bosnian poet sends his wife and daughter away from Sarajevo so they can avoid the troubles there. However, he is soon descended upon by a pair of orphaned brothers. The brothers have escaped a massacre in their own village and have come to the Bosnian capital in search of a long lost Aunt. The poet befriends the boys and together they try to survive the horror of the siege of Sarajevo. Written by Duncan Shine <shine@telecall.co.uk>

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Strong... Effective... It had me in tears.
29 October 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

War torn Sarajevo and life turns into a game as you play dodge the bullets. Hamza, (Mustafa Nadarevic), is a poet with visions of his own death by hanging, a way to escape the misery that surrounds him. Until one night he stumbles upon two orphans who put a hold on his misery as he attempts to get them out of hell. War is ugly but those who suffer are the ones with a will for peace and harmony.


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