Promise Me This (2007)
"Zavet" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  3 July 2007 (Serbia)
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A grandson gives his grandfather a vow to go to the city to sell a cow and bring back a wife.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Uros Milovanovic ...
Marija Petronijevic ...
Aleksandar Bercek ...
Grandpa Zivojin Markovic
The Boss Bajo (as Predrag Miki Manojlovic)
Ljiljana Blagojevic ...
Ivan Maksimovic ...
Kosanka Djekic ...
Jasna's Mother
Stribor Kusturica ...
Vladan Milojevic ...
Stanoje Bogicevic ...
Slavko Tosic ...
Zeljko Terzic ...
Nenad Filipovic ...
Mihajlo Todorovic ...
The Clerk
Marija Kovacevic ...
Pahuljica Milovanovic


A grandson gives his grandfather a vow to go to the city to sell a cow and come back with a spouse. Extremely metaphorical representation of certain period of time in transitional Serbia is shown throughout the entire movie. Meeting the characters on his voyage, boy gets into various troubles, managing to fulfill the given promise. Written by Ivanna

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Father is still on away on business but son is not weak
6 July 2007 | by (Serbia and Montenegro) – See all my reviews

"Father is still away on business" was headline of an review after "Promise Me This" premiere in Cannes. I do understand why many thinks the same but unique expression of Kusturica is still present in his new movie and is something why critics can't touch him. I had two hours of pure energy without rest. Even when Kusturica is suffering of lack of concentration or fear of empty space he is still unique and unspoiled. Surprisingly good performance of Stribor Kusturica. Much More close-ups and less landscapes then in "Life Is A Miracle". Marija Petronijevic has femme fatal world class potential, please don't spoil it. Surely, I recommend to everyone to see this film.

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