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How I Killed a Saint (2004)

Kako ubiv svetec (original title)
| Drama | 4 May 2006 (USA)
A promising début feature tells the story of a young woman returning from America to discover the realities of life in Macedonia, that looks as if it will explode with all the soldiers, corrupt crooks and terrorist idealists.
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Milan Tocinovski ...
Kokan (as Milan Tocinovski-Sako)
Xhevdet Jashari ...
Nadir (as Dzevdet Jasari)
Lea Lipsa ...
Ana
Silvija Stojanovska ...
Stojna
Kiril Korunovski ...
Pece
Riste Stefanovski ...
Dedo Kole (as Risto Stefanovski)
Petar Mircevski ...
Mihajlovic
Toni Mihajlovski ...
Teodor
Emil Ruben ...
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Judy Harris ...
Suzan
Dorotea Ognjanovska ...
Ivona
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Sredovecen covek
Ertan Saban ...
Bojan
Blagoja Spirkovski-Dzumerko ...
Bogdan (as Blagoja Spiroski)
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A promising début feature tells the story of a young woman returning from America to discover the realities of life in Macedonia, that looks as if it will explode with all the soldiers, corrupt crooks and terrorist idealists.

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Comment j'ai tué un saint  »

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Disturbing,harsh,crude
28 September 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro) – See all my reviews

This film demonstrate how harsh is the reality in the Balkans after the last war. More than unveiling the current state of the conflict it shows the enormous apathy and lack of perspectives that dominated the society, continuously involved in terrorism acts, extreme nationalism motivated by NATO forces presence and illegal activities. The story begins when a young girl returns to Macedonia after living for a couple of years in USA.Then she witness all the transformations that have been taking place in her homeland since she left. She notices that even a simple activity like driving a car with an official ID can be dangerous! Moreover, she realizes that her brother is strongly involved with all sort of illegal activities,ranging from smuggling to terrorism. This film is a crude alert to the terrible effects of the Balkans war and the challenges ahead for European unification.


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