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The Trap (2007)

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"THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, ... See full summary »

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Nebojsa Glogovac ...
Mladen
Natasa Ninkovic ...
Marija
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Jelena
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Kosta Antic (as Miki Manojlovic)
Marko Djurovic ...
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Ivkovic
Bogdan Diklic ...
Doktor Lukic
Mladen Nelevic ...
Marko
Boris Isakovic ...
Moma
Vuk Kostic ...
Ivkovicev brat
Milorad Mandic ...
Stariji inspektor
Nebojsa Ilic ...
Sluzbenik u banci
Vojin Cetkovic ...
Vlada
Ana Markovic ...
Sluzbenica u posti
Marija Bergam ...
Alisa
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"THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, who is forced to choose between life and death of his own child. THE TRAP is a film about post-Milosevic's Serbia, in which there is no more war, but there is moral and existential desert, about Serbia in transition, in which human life still doesn't worth a lot, about normal life which still seems unreachable. Written by Srdan and Srdjan

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Serbia's Official Submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008). See more »

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Remade as Fair Trade See more »

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A Great Film
5 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While on line for a film on the opening day (yesterday) of the 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festival, a woman (former film professor) I knew from the previous year's Festival, raved about seeing "The Trap."

This morning I saw "The Trap" and was overwhelmed by it. Without question the most riveting film I have EVER seen. The director has perfect pitch: the story, direction, acting, photography, music are truly perfect. It's a tense thriller which addresses many moral questions. In many ways it reminds me of last year's "The Lives of Others." If you liked that movie, this one should definitely be on your must-see list.

The audience was stunned at the end of the film and after a flurry of applause, sat silently throughout the end credits.


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