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The Old School of Capitalism (2009)

Stara skola kapitalizma (original title)
A satire on transition in Serbia. After the bankruptcy of a Vojvodinian factory, workers are protesting against the management. An anarcho-syndical group joins them to help in it's own way. Can the corrupt management really be beaten?





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Credited cast:
Pera Cehov ...
Rade Curcin ...
Russion Taikun
Slobodan Djoric ...
Maja Krek ...
Anarchist revolutionary
Tadej Kurepa ...
Anarchist revolutionary
Ernest Larsen ...
American stock broker
Vladimir Markovic ...
Anarchist revolutionary
Tamara Miladinovic ...
Tomislav Milankov ...
Ljubisav Orbovic ...
Robert Paroci ...
Zoran Paroski ...
Zivojin Popgligorin ...
Daria Radic ...
Girl with violin
Dragan Siriski ...


The Old School of Capitalism is rooted in the first wave of workers revolts to hit Serbia since the advent of capitalism. Desperate workers bulldoze through factory gates and are devastated to discover the site looted by the bosses. Eccentrically escalating confrontations, including a melee with workers in football shoulder-pads and helmets and boss and his security force in bulletproof vests, prove fruitless. Committed young anarchists offer solidarity, take the bosses hostage. A Russian tycoon, a Wall Street trader and US VP Biden's visit to Belgrade unexpectedly complicate events that lead toward a final shock. Along the way, the film produces an increasingly complex and yet unfailingly lively account of present-day, in fact, up-to-the-minute struggles under the misery-inducing effects of both local and global capital. Written by Anonymous

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30 August 2009 (Serbia)  »

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€30,000 (estimated)

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1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ratibor Trivunac and his anarcho-syndicalists are an actual anarcho organization from Serbia. See more »

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