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While we follow the turbulent life and adventures of Aleksa, 13 year orphan, and his best boarding school friends Gordan, Maya and Vlada Grak, we learn that old and greedy villain Jovica ... See full summary »
Mihailo 'Misa' Janketic,
A movie made up of highly popular Serbian TV series "Better Life". Head of the Popadic family, Dragisa "Giga" Popadic, organizes a shopping trip to Thessaloniki, Greece, for his co-workers in the company, which are mostly women.
Most of the story is about young boy Zlatko and his friend Dusko, the two boys and their relationship with parents and the funny characters that live in their neighborhood. They are ... See full summary »
Vladimir S. Markovic,
At first, I was surprised that no one has commented this title. But when I came to think about it, it's not so strange after all. There isn't really much to say.
"Porodicno Blago" or "Family Treasure" is yet another of Sinisa Pavic's lost-in-time-and-space creations. It is also an unfortunate remain of the troubled 90's. Officially called comedy, but there's hardly anything funny about it. Boring, pointless dialogs with characters repeating in circles and talking in a sort of Serbian southern redneck dialect. There will be spoilers, but trust me, it won't matter much...
Typical Serbian family with an ever square dad, boring mother, two sons with no vision in life and a deaf grandpa who supposedly has a lost inheritance in gold. There is also a bunch of other minor characters like drunk truck drivers, gigolo wannabes, prostitute secretaries, bumped up grease monkeys, imitation Saudi sheiks, peasants, corrupt fat Montenegrin directors, and so on. Yadidadada... the "story" revolves around the treasure and plenty unfunny mishaps. A lot of screaming, bad jokes, misinterpreted sentences, and so eventually they find the treasure, all turns well and everyone is happy and satisfied. The final scene is consisted of grandpa with shades driving in a red Opel Vectra, giving a lecture about values of life.
It's quite obvious that Pavic wrote this to satisfy the needs of the 45-80 generation with bare glitches of elementary school education.
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