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The Perfect Circle (1997)
"Savrseni krug" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  10 September 1997 (France)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Mustafa Nadarevic ...
Hamza
Almedin Leleta ...
Adis
Almir Podgorica ...
Kerim
Josip Pejakovic ...
Marko
Jasna Diklic ...
Gospodja
Mirela Lambic ...
Miranda
Ljubica Lohajner-znidaric ...
Old woman
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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Perfect War
22 May 2011 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

Finished watching this fabulous movie few minutes ago. I'll try to summarize my view as short as I can. This movie shows war as it is; mindless decisions of those who started it, poor people struggling to survive and find better future, orphans problems, war criminal etc., and how it affects on society (family!) and individuals (suicides). Mustafa Nadarevic did a great role in movie, by making enormous efforts (greater than he gave to his own family) to give two orphans chance to survive and at last, better future. Even he haves drinking problems, he can abstain himself not doing wrong decisions and think reasonably. He deserved more prizes for his characteristic style and honest acting.

Almedin Leleta and his movie brother Almir Podgorica, 10 and 13 years old when movie was first shown, also empathized their orphans roles and shown great talent. Sincerely, I can only recommend you this movie, particularly if you are from war affected country.


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