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Summer in the Golden Valley (2003)

Ljeto u zlatnoj dolini (original title)
In a postwar Sarajevo, a young boy is trying to repay debt of his deceased father in a special Bosnian way.

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Haris Sijaric ...
Fikret Varupa
Svetozar Cvetkovic ...
Ramiz Krpo
Kemal Cebo ...
Tiki
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Sara
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Hamid
Aleksandar Seksan ...
Cico
Sadzida Setic ...
Majka
Admir Glamocak ...
Klupa
Dragan Jovicic ...
Jasmin
Sasa Petrovic ...
Granapdzija
Ðani Jaha ...
Spico
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Cupo
Maja Salkic ...
Stjuardesa 1
Amar Bektesevic ...
Djecak Glumac
Dzenana Niksic ...
Selma
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In a postwar Sarajevo, a young boy is trying to repay debt of his deceased father in a special Bosnian way.

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8 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Kalokairi sti hrysi koilada  »

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Excellent
20 September 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is brilliant.I've never watched a movie which has so much black humour.The story and the behavior of each character in this movie is realistic.I know it, I live'd there.Now i come to the story:

Fikret Varupa would be a totally ordinary sixteen year old boy from Sarajevo had it not been for an incredible stroke of bad luck. At the traditional Muslim funeral service for his father, he learns that his father owes money to Hamid, a man he does not even know. The debt is considerable and Hamid does not want it to go to the grave with the body, so the debt automatically passes from the father to the son. Since in Bosnia this way of collecting debts, at a funeral, is considered to be utterly humiliating, it is never, ever applied. Fikret and his entire family become subjects of ridicule. Fikret, who is practically still a child, is decisive to "redeem his father's soul". Wishing to repay his father's debt and to secure the forgiveness, Fikret wanders into the real world of Sarajevo, the world that is ruled by post-war chaos, misery and poverty and becomes an ideal target for two corrupted policemen who wish to "help" him: they plant the kidnapped girl on him.

This movie everybody have to watch.I love it


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