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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Haris Sijaric ...
Fikret Varupa
Svetozar Cvetkovic ...
Ramiz Krpo
Kemal Cebo ...
Aleksandar Seksan ...
Sadzida Setic ...
Admir Glamocak ...
Dragan Jovicic ...
Sasa Petrovic ...
Ðani Jaha ...
Maja Salkic ...
Stjuardesa 1
Amar Bektesevic ...
Djecak Glumac
Dzenana Niksic ...


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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Better than City of God, Rane or Cabaret Balkan
22 April 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film is the best piece of cinema I have had the pleasure of seeing in a very, very long time, period. I enjoyed every minute of it! Yes, it beats the hell out of No Man's Land, my fellow reviewer! It's powerful, eloquent, entertaining and with a great sense of humor. Together with Rane and Normalni Ljudi (two Serbian equivalents), it shows amazing vitality of the people living in the Balkans. The strength to make laugh at its own expense and its stupidity that caused fratricidal carnage of the 90's. It is a true art at its best.

The very fact that films of such quality are consistently coming out of this "backward region" are the best sign that all is not lost, just yet.

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