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Donkey (2009)

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It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci,... See full summary »

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Nebojsa Glogovac ...
Boro
Natasa Janjic ...
Jasna
Ljubo Kapor ...
Ante (as Ljubomir Kiki Kapor)
Asja Jovanovic ...
Tetka
Tonko Lonza ...
Pasko
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Roko Roglic ...
Luka
Trpimir Jurkic ...
Iko
Gordana Boban ...
Danica
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It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother who managed to leave Sarajevo with his family. Boro knew that his brother was wounded, but when he sees him after many years, he discovers that the brother will spend the rest of his life in wheel chair. Boro constantly fights with Jasna, and he doesn't speak at all to his father Pako, whom he blames for his mother's death. In two weeks in August 1995, Boro will solve the years long dispute with his father, he will learn to be a better husband and a father. Written by Propeler Film

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Nice movie, good actors, good camera ... but why war?!
26 August 2009 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

I like it! This movie is very good and significant example of good screenplay, good photography and good directing. From every single frame you can feel heat of Herzegovina's land as a metaphor regarding relationship between characters in the movie. Nebojsa Glogovac did a great role! He is at the same time gentle and silent, but you can feel volcano inside of him. Very good role indeed !!! Natasa Janjic has something ... She was in the sam acting class with mrs. Roščić and Lambaša, I think it is very talented generation ... The only thing I was wandering is war in the background of this movie. I assume that author wanted to get added level of pshycology context, but all in all I think that all thing works without war too ... Maybe even better ...


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