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Metastases (2009)
"Metastaze" (original title)

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Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, ... See full summary »

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Robert Ugrina ...
Kizo
Rakan Rushaidat ...
Dejo
Ivo Gregurevic ...
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Ljiljana Bogojevic ...
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Daria Lorenci ...
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Jadranka Djokic ...
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Ksenija Marinkovic ...
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Predrag 'Predjo' Vusovic ...
Dejin otac
Franjo Jurcec ...
Krpin susjed
Vera Zima ...
Teta Zora
Emir Hadzihafizbegovic ...
Reuf
Ivan Brkic ...
Tetak Brane
Elvedin Tiro ...
Diler Mirza
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Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, prejudices and mood hanging over the country like a disease that spreads with no cure in sight. Written by Pusan International Film Festival

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A decent movie considering the fact that it comes from Croatia.
10 June 2009 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

Metastaze is a well made movie.I am from Split,Croatia and since our cinematography isn't very good in the last twenty year's i can honestly say that this is one of the better movies coming from Croatia since 90's.Not the best,but still among the better ones.I'm not saying that it couldn't be better because it could be a lot better,but what i'm saying is that it's a decent movie to see.

I was very surprised by Rene Bitorajac who gave his best performance,so far,in this film.The screenplay was OK but nothing more.It had a few minor holes and it was very simple.Well,maybe not in Croatian cinematography.The direction was good except that shaky camera technique was a bit overused.

Too short the story,it's a good movie with a few flaws that can be overlooked if you consider that Croatia had maybe twenty good movies the most,in the last twenty year's.


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