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Prosjaci i sinovi 

Story about Matan, professional beggar, smuggler, and trickster, his childhood and adult adventures with his family. It is shown as retrospective, while Matan is hiding from the authorities in the mental institution.








Series cast summary:
Rade Serbedzija ...  Matan Potrka 13 episodes, 1972
Antun Kujavec Antun Kujavec ...  Doktor 12 episodes, 1972
Milan Srdoc Milan Srdoc ...  Jokas 9 episodes, 1972
Biserka Alibegovic Biserka Alibegovic ...  Poprda 9 episodes, 1972
Iva Marjanovic Iva Marjanovic ...  Nusa 9 episodes, 1972
Zlatko Madunic Zlatko Madunic ...  Podlivoguz 8 episodes, 1972
Zdenka Trach Zdenka Trach ...  Livoguza 8 episodes, 1972
Stjepan Puljic Stjepan Puljic ...  Mali Matan 8 episodes, 1972
Fabijan Sovagovic Fabijan Sovagovic ...  Kikas 7 episodes, 1972
Spiro Guberina ...  Divac 7 episodes, 1972
Zvonko Lepetic Zvonko Lepetic ...  Copac 7 episodes, 1972
Tana Mascarelli Tana Mascarelli ...  Baba Andjuka 7 episodes, 1972
Ugljesa Kojadinovic Ugljesa Kojadinovic ...  Dektiva 7 episodes, 1972
Ilija Ivezic Ilija Ivezic ...  Sunjo 7 episodes, 1972
Vlasta Knezovic Vlasta Knezovic ...  Zlatka Vrtirepka 6 episodes, 1972
Milos Kandic Milos Kandic ...  Don Pavao 6 episodes, 1972
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A story that follows a man named Matan from Croatian town (village) Imotski in time of between the two wars , and during WW2, it is told as a retrospective of matans memories from his childhood days, with a lot of family themes, and throught his life behind the law all across the Europe . Written by mtmarimele

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The Single Best Thing a Croat Captured on Camera
12 November 2019 | by rokosnwbievideosSee all my reviews

Everything is said in the title. For many years, as I was younger, I deliberately refused to see this. Watching life unfold in all it's drama for a poor country family proved of little interest to my younger self. Although, I always knew, without a doubt, that this is the best piece of Croatian film, and, one of the best series in the world, of any language, any time. I knew that, even at that age, because this is the only thing that would glue our parents and grandparents together jammed on a tiny couch, their eyes glowing with awe and head shaking affirmingly after every line spoken. I've now seen it, and it was everything my younger self thought it would be.

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Release Date:

1972 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Нищие и сыновья See more »

Filming Locations:

Zagreb, Croatia

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Televizija Zagreb See more »
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