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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

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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An emotional script for humor and sensual growth
5 February 2008 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

"Charleston for Ognjenka" is an attractive, dynamic, feminine, adventure and comedy for intelligent audience, one of the movies from the select group without first neighbors, a work to remember.

There is a song that says: "One step changes whole world". That's the sort of precision punches, bruises, subtle words, or awesome music that hits the viewer with perfect timing at perfect places, as if to receive a cure and treatment for the formal description or even definition of what this movie is supposed to be.

Charleston is not a morbid movie despite all the epic graveyards and characters "made of magic" due to careful details impact and art really. The topic of the movie is an attempted cultural change and its critique. Strong in body language, movie is a transformation journey of maturity and sensuality. At times the frames are haunted by ghosts that liberate the dark humor into character acceptance and pro life propaganda.

Tending to occupy most of attention and physical experience in theater, we may add it to the heritage of artworks that penetrate directly into perceptual actuality.

Guide it through fluent, flying camera in surreal vision for best results. Cinematography beyond error earns the right to free expression, and a solid blow to emotions at times.


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