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The She-Butterfly (1973)

Leptirica (original title)
A young man wants to marry the beautiful daughter of a landowner who refuses to allow the marriage. To prove his worth, the young man becomes a miller in a vampire-infested local mill.

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Cast overview:
Mirjana Nikolic ...
Radojka
Petar Bozovic ...
Strahinja
Slobodan Perovic ...
Zivan 'Dusman'
Vasja Stankovic ...
Kmet
Aleksandar Stojkovic ...
Purko
Tanasije Uzunovic ...
Pop
Ivan Djurdjevic ...
Sredoje
Bogoljub Petrovic ...
Ceba (as Boban Petrovic)
Toma Kuruzovic ...
Vule ... vodenicar
Branko Petkovic
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Story follows young man Strahinja who is in love with a local beauty Radojka, but their relationship has an obstacle - her father Zivan, who considers Strahinja as nothing but a loser. To prove that he's able to take care of himself and his future bride, Strahinja agrees to take vacancy in village mill... But, mill is known as a place where no one meets the dawn alive... Written by Nino

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15 April 1973 (Yugoslavia)  »

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Childhood nightmare
23 October 2003 | by (Slovenia) – See all my reviews

I saw this serbian film twice in my early childhood. Remember it still in the mist and it is one of the few horror movies that spooked the hell out of me. Highly recommended vintage treasure, straight 10/10, one of the TOP5 horror movies of all times. Brilliant camera, weird rural atmosphere, a true representative of Balkans' scary legends on the big screen.


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