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The Assassination at Sarajevo (1975)

Atentat u Sarajevu (original title)
Historical depiction of the events preceding the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo, June 28, 1914. A World War would... See full summary »

Director:

Veljko Bulajic

Writers:

Vladimír Bor (screenplay), Stevan Bulajic (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Plummer ... Archduke Ferdinand
Florinda Bolkan ... Sophie
Maximilian Schell ... Djuro Sarac
Irfan Mensur Irfan Mensur ... Gavrilo Princip
Rados Bajic Rados Bajic ... Nedeljko Cabrinovic
Ivan Vyskocil Ivan Vyskocil ... Mehmedbasic
Libuse Safránková ... Jelena
Otomar Korbelár Otomar Korbelár ... Emperor Franz Joseph
Wilhelm Koch-Hooge Wilhelm Koch-Hooge ... Franz Conrad
Jirí Holý ... Merizzi
Nelly Gaierová ... Countess Langus
Jirí Kodet ... Morsley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dusan Blaskovic
Zdenek Braunschläger Zdenek Braunschläger
Otakar Brousek
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Historical depiction of the events preceding the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo, June 28, 1914. A World War would start there, that some claim has not yet ended - merely changed fighting grounds once in a while. Written by raf

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Taglines:

The fuse is lit . . . the seconds tick away . . .

Genres:

Drama | History

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

31 October 1975 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Tag, der die Welt veränderte See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

Semizova Kafana
Verses from the poem written by Rajko Petrov-Nogo
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It's like a kung fu movie but for Eastern European Politics
3 November 2004 | by jerk1483See all my reviews

So you might find yourself watching this movie somehow, somewhere. For me, it was a class about a much more talented Bosnian director (Emir Kusturica) and the film was shown to give us a better understanding of the recent history of the region. Anyway, this movie is OK when it's OK, and really, really bad when it's really, really bad. Just watch the hilarious torture scene with Maxmillian Schell. Honestly, it's hysterically funny how hammy the acting is.

And the dubbing is really bad, even though it looks like it was shot in English to begin with.

The only scenes of merit are the limited battle sequences. The rest is stupid and obvious, with over-wrought faces and an annoying supporting conspirator in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand who bounces from playboy to patriot at the drop of a hat. It takes him three minutes to make the obvious pun that he has a date with destiny. Whatever, watch this film some time if you want a good laugh.


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