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Three stories are set at the beginning, middle and the end of WW2. In all three of them the hero of the movie must witness the death of people he likes.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ... Milos Bojanic (as Bata Zivojinovic)
Ali Raner Ali Raner ... Mladic
Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic ... Nevino optuzeni (Covek bez dokumenata) (as Slobodan Perovic)
Branislav 'Ciga' Jerinic Branislav 'Ciga' Jerinic ... Komandir ratne patrole (as Branislav Jerinic)
Senka Veletanlic Senka Veletanlic ... Devojka (as Senka Petrovic)
Vojislav Miric Vojislav Miric ... Partizan
Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic ... Provokator koji ceka voz (as Mica Tomic)
Gizela Vukovic Gizela Vukovic
Vesna Krajina Vesna Krajina ... Vera
Nikola-Kole Angelovski Nikola-Kole Angelovski ... Regrut koji ceka voz (as Kole Angelovski)
Mirjana Kodzic Mirjana Kodzic ... Gdja koja ceka vlak
Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra ... Milicioner (as Dragomir Bojanic)
Stojan 'Stole' Arandjelovic Stojan 'Stole' Arandjelovic ... Zeka ... verski fanatik (as Stojan Arandjelovic)
Laza Jovanovic Laza Jovanovic
Milan Jelic Milan Jelic ... Regrut koji ceka voz
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Three stories are set at the beginning, middle and the end of WW2. In all three of them the hero of the movie must witness the death of people he likes. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Drama | War

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian | German

Release Date:

12 May 1965 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Drei See more »

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Avala Film See more »
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Mono
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Aleksandar Petrovic wrote a screenplay inspired by collections of short stories, "Fern and Fire", by Antonio Isakovic. Film Three is considered as one of the best films of the "Black wave" in Yugoslav cinematography. See more »

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Featured in Robna kuca: Partizanski film I (2009) See more »

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A well-deserved Oscar nomination
11 July 2013 | by sobotSee all my reviews

A great movie, slow at times, but with reason. Without exaggeration it depicts the anxiety of the mass in the first, the loneliness in the second, and the dilemma in the third story.

Bata Živojinović shows great quality here, adapting his performance not only to his character, but also to the situations he is in. However, in the first story, the attention is stolen by the great Slobodan Perović, one of the few actors able to produce true emotions even from such short appearances.

Aleksandar Petrović is the only Yugoslav/Serbian director whose movie was nominated twice for Oscar. And it may be interesting to notice that the light-motive of his other movie, "Skupljači perja", the song "Djelem djelem", also appears in this one.


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