In a fictional tavern located in a tiny UN demilitarized zone, during the Bosnian war, spies from all three warring sides are waiting for a foreign spy with a secret weapon that will bring victory to the side that obtains it.
Katarina Andjelic, nicknamed "Cakana", lives with her two children, her brother Bata, and his daughter. She is an sculpture and painting artist, but there are not many people who can see ... See full summary »
Milan 'Lane' Gutovic
After car crash with some Turk, Pantic gets the idea to build a motel for all Turks who traveling through Yugoslavia. Sojic wants to thwart the plan, and tells the Turk in confidence that Pantic is gay. However, the Turk is also gay.
Milan 'Lane' Gutovic,
Vojislav 'Voja' Brajovic
Prle and Tihi, being the only surviving members of their resistance group, had been forced to leave Nazi-occupied Belgrade and join Partisans in country. In Summer of 1944 somebody is ... See full summary »
The story takes place in Nis, towards the end of the nineteenth century, during the calm down of the stormy historic events which led to final liberation of southern Serbian parts from ... See full summary »
Dimitrije Pantic loses his suitcase with business projects in an overcrowded bus, only to find a similar one - yet full of foreign currencies. This money turns his life upside down, but it also influences other people's ambitions.
Milan 'Lane' Gutovic,
In this sequel of "Truckers", the truck driver Jare builds a new house for his large family. Since he's the only one who works for all of them, he puts himself in a mission impossible to ... See full summary »
War arrives to a small secluded village in Vojvodina. The Germans take a group of hostages through the village and on their way molest a small boy. As revenge the boy sets the German corn ... See full summary »
"Mile vs Tranzicija" or "Mile vs Transition" is a classic social satire, inspired by a constant turbulence in Serbian society. And indeed, when it started back in 2003. it was witty and fun to watch. Mile, an average Serbian citizen (played by Zoran Cvijanovic) has to push through the altering world. Serbia was embracing new standards which in many ways defy existing habits of the population. Mile is inert, lazy and generally doesn't want to change, even if it's for the better. Stick with what You know - that's his major motto in life.
However, like it often goes, "Mile vs Tranzicija" started to lose it's grip on reality as time passed. That may lie in several facts, one of them being that Cvijanovic was an active member of a major party in Serbia. Slowly, the show slipped from comical satire into political propaganda, with Cvijanovic publicly participating in daily politics, even under the alias of Mile. Another reason for this decline lies in the source itself, since the TV network where the show originated from also became an outspoken political tool. After few years it was hard to distinguish the show from election campaigns.
Just like the excitement was big when the series first appeared, that vast was the disappointment when it lost it's way. Alas, politics is ever present in Serbia, and avoiding it is just as easy like cheating gravity.
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