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Shot Through the Heart (1998)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, War  |  4 October 1998 (USA)
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The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who ... See full summary »

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Vlado
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Slavko
Lia Williams ...
Maida
Adam Kotz ...
Miso
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Amela
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Zijah
Viktória Bajza ...
Lenka
Daniel Betts ...
Serbian Soldier
Balázs Farkas ...
Malik
Gabriella Fon ...
Nurse
Zoltán Gera ...
Nebojis
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Nadja
Róbert Irisz ...
Novak
Claudia Liptai ...
Post Office Woman
Daniel Newman ...
Sasa (as Danny Newman)
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The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the other becomes a freedom fighter, who rejects his friend's offer to gain an escape from the city. As might be expected, the two eventually have to face-off against one another. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Another Magnificent and Touching Movie About the Bosnian War and the End of a Friendship
4 April 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Sarajevo, Muslims, Croats and Serbs live in peace. The Muslim Vlado (Linus Roache) and the Serb Slavko (Vincent Perez) are best friends, almost brothers, and the best shooters in Yugoslavia. They are going to the Olympics in Barcelona representing Yugoslavia. However, with the Bosnian war in 1992, Slavko joins the Serbian army for training snipers and Vlado joins the militia in the streets of Sarajevo to defend his people. The duel between the former friends ends in a tragic way. This is another magnificent and touching movie about the Bosnian war. The first time I watched it was two years ago, and the school teacher of my son borrowed it to present to her class. This week, I have watched `Harrison`s Flowers', `Vulkovar' and `Pretty Village, Pretty Flame', all of them about this sad war, but having different approaches. I decided to see `Shot Through the Heart' again. All these movies show friends and lovers getting apart after years of friendship or love due to this stupid war. This movie is literally a shot in the heart. Impossible not be touched by such a sad story. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): `Um Tiro No Coração' (`A Shot in the Heart')


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