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A homophobic, middle-aged, Serbian gangster ends up sacrificing himself to protect Gay freedom in his country. RADMILO (35) and MIRKO (30) are young and successful gay couple, and they would be a happy couple anywhere else except in - Serbia. They try to live discreetly but still, every day they are abused by the homophobic majority. Plus, Mirko is a gay rights activist, and his dream is to organize the first successful PRIDE event in Belgrade. This is almost a "mission impossible"; in 2001, an attempt to hold PRIDE in Belgrade ended up in bloodshed. One decade later, the situation is not much better - nationalist and neo-Nazi organizations prepare another massacre in case of holding the gay parade, while the police refuse to provide protection for the participants. A strange couple arrives in Radmilo's and Mirko's life - LEMON (45) an ex criminal and war veteran, the owner of a small security company and his fiance - PEARL (30) a beauty parlor owner. Radmilo, a successful ... Written by
I use the word 'brilliant' in it's truest sense. This film is a masterpiece. My wife is a bosnian serb and I have visited republika srpska many times, and I have great fondness for the place. I have learned a lot about the Balkans so I was able to understand much of this film, although I missed many of the subtleties I am sure. I think it's important to know a little about ex yugoslavia to get the 'point' of this film, but even if you don't this is still an humanitarian movie and as such can be enjoyed purely for what it is. Parada has to be seen. It's as simple as that. All the reviews in the world cannot do this film justice. It is a roller-coaster of humour and tears and it will touch even the hardest heart. I was so moved by this film that it took an entire day just for me to decide on how I felt about it. Parada has power in the way no other film has ever managed to achieve.
To be brief: watch this film, it's a once in a lifetime experience.
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