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Tears for Sale (2008)
"Carlston za Ognjenku" (original title)

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Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Katarina Radivojevic ...
Mala Boginja
Sonja Kolacaric ...
Ognjenka
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Arsa 'Kralj carlstona'
Nenad Jezdic ...
Dragoljub 'Covek od celika'
Olivera Katarina ...
Velika Boginja
Nada Sargin ...
Mlada
Jovana Stipic ...
Ratija
Danica Maksimovic ...
Zagorka
Radmila Tomovic ...
Zamna
Danijela Vranjes ...
Nada
Elizabeta Djorevska ...
Mara 'Pijandura'
Zlatija Ocokoljic ...
Gradska udovica (as Zlatija Ocokoljic-Ivanovic)
Ana Bretsnajder ...
Cukunbaba
Ana Maljevic ...
Vojnikusa
Marija Dakic ...
Seoska udovica (as Masa Dakic)
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Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. Our heroines, Ognjenka and Mala Boginja decide to go to the city, kidnap men and return life to their village. The lights of the metropolis dazzle them and there starts this little amusing and sentimental adventure. Written by No Name

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30 January 2008 (Serbia)  »

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Čarlston za Ognjenku  »

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Written by James P Johnson, Cecil Mack
Performed by Max Raabe and Das Palast Orchester
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Charleston for my Ognjenka
6 February 2008 | by (Vilin Grad) – See all my reviews

This movie is.... a tad strange... It's fast, unclear here and there. Some of it's scenes are done in a manner thought to be appealing to a foreign audience, the domestic one isn't all that great, and this is understandable. The acting is good, the dialogues are lively even when they become rough. The acting is, actually the strongest part of this movie, even the extras seem convincing and natural. The story has a nice current, flow, but can be fast at times. The main characters go through certain story progressions expediently, and some scenes are abruptly speedy. It has an interesting idea, a good cast, a life to it... but the look of it was a little too modern, trying a little to hard to reach a broader audience, remember that movie inside a movie in 'Simone' with Pacino, it felt a bit like that. It's definitely different from the other domestic productions. I don't even know what to think of it, it left me a bit fuzzy and confused, but i do recommend it, if for nothing else, then because of the strong, mostly female, cast.


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