Karaula (2006)

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A small border post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the spring of 1987. Frustrated and always drunk, lieutenant Pasic feels a strange pain in his groins. He seeks help from the only ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Toni Gojanovic ...
Sinisa Siriscevic
Ljuba Paunovic
Emir Hadzihafizbegovic ...
Porucnik Safet Pasic
Verica Nedeska ...
Bogdan Diklic ...
Pukovnik Rade Orhideja
Miodrag Fisekovic ...
Franjo Dijak ...
Petre Arsovski ...
Tadej Troha ...
Zoran Ljutkov ...
Igor Bencina ...
Selim Sendzul ...
Almedin Leleta ...
Hrvoje Keckes ...
Halid Beslic ...
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A small border post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the spring of 1987. Frustrated and always drunk, lieutenant Pasic feels a strange pain in his groins. He seeks help from the only doctor among the soldiers, Sinisa, who diagnoses a sexually transmitted disease. Not wishing his wife to know about it and trying to find excuses not to go home, he declares a state of emergency, claiming that the Albanian army is preparing an attack against Yugoslavia. A joke transforms into war hysteria: soldiers dig trenches, Pasic grows wilder as the days go by, Sinisa embarks on a dangerous liaison, and his best friend Ljuba decides to leave the army. The situation slowly runs out of control... Written by moviewatcher-serb

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Action | Comedy | Drama



Release Date:

7 March 2008 (Poland)  »

Also Known As:

Határátkelő  »

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Box Office


€1,200,000 (estimated)

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Technical Specs


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Sound Mix:

(Dolby 5.1)


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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At 01h02 when the jeep is passing, a man can be briefly seen holding a boom and/or a light. See more »


Porucnik Safet Pasic: [Answering on the phone] Pasic.
Pukovnik Rade Orhideja: Pasic?
Porucnik Safet Pasic: Yes, lieutenant?
Pukovnik Rade Orhideja: You motherfucker!
Porucnik Safet Pasic: I understand, lieutenant.
Pukovnik Rade Orhideja: You understand what?
Porucnik Safet Pasic: Nothing, lieutenant.
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Love story
31 August 2007 | by (Stara Zagora, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

The movie is a true Balkan Love story - Sex, Passion, Love, Tragedy. If you watch some of the American romantic comedies before watching Karaula, you'll see the diffеrences. And there's a second line of the story (that is a bit difficult for people outside the Balkans to understand - which is the reason for the words on the screen at the end of the film) - all the main characters are from different ex-Yugoslavian countries, but they are no different as people. So when you start watching the film you get the feeling of a happy story, maybe even comedy, but the film goes deeper and deeper. Pretty good film, makes you think. Actors are perfect, maybe because it's a true story and it's not very different from what happens in their real life. So go and watch it if you have the chance, you wouldn't regret it.

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