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Falling in the Paradise (2004)
"Pad u raj" (original title)

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A half-mad patriot who shot Avax from the roof of his house captures its American pilot during NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. The hostage gets romantically involved with his sister while unsuccessfully trying to escape.

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Ljubisa Kundacina
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Dusica Kundacina
Simon Lyndon ...
Johnatan Schumacher
Olivera Markovic ...
Ljubisina majka
Jovana Milanovic ...
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Nikola Pejakovic ...
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Siledzija 3
Goran Danicic ...
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Bogdan Diklic ...
Portir u pozoristu
Predrag Ejdus ...
Taksista
Nebojsa Ljubisic ...
Komandir straze
Tim Marshall
Zoran Miljkovic ...
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A half-mad patriot who shot Avax from the roof of his house captures its American pilot during NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. The hostage gets romantically involved with his sister while unsuccessfully trying to escape.

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Almost Bizarre Enough
25 April 2004 | by (Belgrade, Serbia) – See all my reviews

The film has its moments, as it details the misadventures of a Serbian black market king, his family, and the American navigator who they shot down and captured during the NATO 1999 bombing of Serbia. A great scenario, and plenty of small little absurdities that amuse for a moment or two, but nothing all that impressive or challenging. Near the end, the film takes a sentimental turn, to its detriment. It is most enjoyable when its humor is dark, bizarre, and exaggerated. Also expect the now standard Serb stereotypes: wild, trigger-happy, madmen criminals abound here. Worth a watch -- there are some nice laughs to be had and scenes to be remembered -- but not great praise.


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