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The Melon Route (2006)

Put lubenica (original title)
The journey of a Chinese woman and her fellow countrymen as they travel in search of a better place to live, only to end up struggling for survival in the Balkans.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kresimir Mikic ...
Mirko
Mei Sun ...
Chinese girl
Leon Lucev ...
Seki
Armin Omerovic ...
Meho
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Gojko
Ivo Gregurevic ...
Cale
Slobodan Maksimovic ...
Edo
Zijah Sokolovic ...
Pauk
Darijo Velican ...
Covjek sa paralizom
Elena Dlesk ...
Ruskinja #1
Dora Lipovcan ...
Ruskinja #2
Filip Sovagovic ...
Lak
Iljo Benkovic Drca ...
Kolega
Chen Samin ...
Stari Kinez
Marella Oppenheim ...
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The journey of a Chinese woman and her fellow countrymen as they travel in search of a better place to live, only to end up struggling for survival in the Balkans.

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18 July 2006 (Croatia)  »

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Dinnyejárat  »

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2 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on Croatian Film Festival in NY. What a piece of crap. Looks like it's something serious. It's plain fake. I saw much of the European and Asain cinema in last few years and this looks like a film made by someone who saw it, saw the surface in it and than tried to copy it for the sake of style. The style of minimum dialog, a blank face and silence. The music comes off when there's nothing going on. The actors were good, but who gives a damn. There's nothing real in this picture. Just plain fake emotions. Calculated in all the aspects of film-making. My father is Croat so I can understand much of the original dialog in this film, but... Even my father says it has nothing to do with anything. I'm so tired by all this films, and there are literally thousands of them - just following the trend of what ever sales nowadays. Croatian film is not so popular, but this is the far worst film I saw last year.


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