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Shadows (2007)

Senki (original title)
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The son of a reputable physician struggles to live up to other people's expectations of him.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Borce Nacev ...
Dr Lazar Perkov
Vesna Stanojevska ...
Sabina Ajrula ...
Dr. Vera Perkova (as Sabina Ajrula-Tozija)
Salaetin Bilal ...
Ratka Radmanovic ...
Filareta Atanasova ...
Dime Ilijev ...
Ignjat Perkov
Petar Mircevski ...
Vladimir Jacev ...
Goce Vlahov ...
Professor Kokale
Ana Kostovska ...
Zaklina Stefkovska ...
Izabela Novotni ...
Ilko Stefanovski ...
Dr Karpuzovski
Vanja Radmilovic ...


If we were to choose one man who's got everything going for him, then Lazar Perkov would be an excellent choice. He is young, good-looking, has a beautiful wife, lovely little boy, great house and a good job as a hospital physician. In fact, everyone calls him Lucky. Nothing's missing - except maybe Lucky himself. When Lucky is involved in a disastrous car crash and mysteriously saved from a sure death, his life begins to change... (written and directed by Milcho Manchevski, with Borce Nacev, Vesna Stanojevska, Vladimir Jacev, Sabina Ajrula... Toronto International Film Festival 2007)

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Sometimes the dead speak louder than the living


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Release Date:

2008 (USA)  »

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Shadows  »

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€4,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Right after the hospital scene ends, when the two kids bring the overdosed girl, the director Milcho Manchevski can be seen on the computer screen before it displays Lazar's wife and son. See more »

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Powerful film...
12 November 2007 | by (Macedonia) – See all my reviews

After the underrated "Dust", Milcho Manchevski delivers again with his newest feature "Shadows". The story is told in a linear narration, unlike his previous movies which had experimental narrative approach. The cinematography by Fabio Cianchetti ("Dreamers") is beautiful, such a great looking scenes of Macedonia's landscapes & of the urban places in Skopje.

The music selection fits nice, but the highlight is the main theme, "Eden Baknez" (in English "One Kiss") which is a Macedonian pop evergreen. The horror moments are successfully done in an old-school fashion, but mind you, it is not a horror movie. I believe that fans of European cinema & fans of Polanski, will like it.

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