Lemi and Kiza are two brothers who have to bring their dead grandfather from Belgrade to Vrsac, and having spent all their money, they decide to smuggle the body by train. They dress the ... See full summary »
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Two twins are separated at birth, one becoming a streetwise mechanic and the other an acclaimed classical concert conductor. Finally meeting in adulthood they each become mistaken for the other and entangled in each other's world.
Teddy Robin Kwan
Ilija Cvorovic, a reformed former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison as a political prisoner, is called in for a routine conversation. He returns home convinced that the police ... See full summary »
A street cop is picked by the national security service in order to carry out an important and delicate task. His mission is to go undercover and infiltrate a dangerous international cabal ... See full summary »
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic,
Dealing with his customers with an open heart a car mechanic named Zivota goes through many adventures. Some are funny, some are sad, some reveal beauty and others human misery. In the end ... See full summary »
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic
After the release from prison, small-time criminal is marrying his girlfriend and lives a straight and poor, but happy life with her and her daughter. However, his happiness is shattered by... See full summary »
Tugomir, a student, wants to write a dissertation on Love, but fails to complete it before being obligatory drafted in the army. There, he succumbs to paranoia that his girlfriend is cheating on him. He decides to cheat on her too.
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Sinisa Pavic again... but this time, and would you believe it, it's actually good. Yes, I think "Poltron" or "Arse Licker" is actually a pretty solid comedy. Not perfect or brilliant, but very decent and humorous in it's own way. Made in the late 1980s, when socialist Yugoslavia was counting it's lat days, "Poltron" comes as a satirical depiction of a corrupt state run company where no one seems to be doing anything meaningful, yet with paychecks coming every month.
Actually, the CEO is the only one who wants to do something, and he's pretty much alone in there... It costs him his wife, his health, his decency and eventually his job. Now, "Poltron" may be a comedy, but the (un)working habits described in the movie were not so far from the truth back in the Yugoslav communist era. Employment was granted by the constitution, and getting fired was almost an impossible task. Naturally, everyone used these flexible terms and reduced their productivity to a minimum, while the wages were payed up by the national budget... heaven, isn't it? Well you should acknowledge that the result of such an easy life was a massive credit debt, inflation and eventually civil war with a total bloody break up of the country. "Poltron" was filmed in 1989., 2 year before the whole hell was set loose, but still, if anyone was looking for a reason why it happened, there you have it... see the movie.
But don't take these socio-political analogies as a major story line. "Poltron" is a comedy and it should make you laugh. In short - a rotten socialist company has many employees, very little productivity and the only person with any ambition and working energy, the Director, fails miserably in his efforts. Ljubisa Samardzic, Mira Furlan, Zoran Cvijanovic, Milan Gutovic and all others have done a good job in this satirical movie.
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