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Fragrance of Wild Flowers (1977)

Miris poljskog cveca (original title)
A famous actor leaves the theater without reason to live at his friend's tugboat. The people from his surroundings find out more about his move and come to the riverbank, trying to live freely themselves. The question is who found what.

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Srdjan Karanovic
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ljuba Tadic ... Ivan Vasiljevic
Aleksandar Bercek ... Mali
Olga Spiridonovic Olga Spiridonovic ... Desa
Sonja Divac Sonja Divac ... Sonja
Bogdan Diklic ... Reporter
Gorica Popovic Gorica Popovic ... Reporterka
Ljubomir Cipranic Ljubomir Cipranic ... Tonac Djoka
Miodrag Radovanovic Miodrag Radovanovic ... Direktor televizije (as Miodrag Radovanovic-Mrgud)
Cedomir Petrovic Cedomir Petrovic ... Inspektor
Viktor Starcic Viktor Starcic ... Reditelj u pozoristu
Branko Cvejic Branko Cvejic ... Kole
Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic ... Glumac I (as Mica Tomic)
Slobodan Aligrudic Slobodan Aligrudic ... Inspektor za krvne delikte
Rastko Tadic Rastko Tadic ... Glumac II
Vesna Krajina Vesna Krajina
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Storyline

A famous actor leaves the theater without reason to live at his friend's tugboat. The people from his surroundings find out more about his move and come to the riverbank, trying to live freely themselves. The question is who found what.

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For everyone who ever wanted a better life

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

28 December 1977 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Fragrance of Wild Flowers See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Centar Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Very original
6 October 2009 | by sobotSee all my reviews

Long before reality shows began their attack on our lives, Srdjan Karanovic made this movie. In it we can see how TV can trivialize any idea and ruin anything original. A lot of disappointment with the movie industry can be seen too.

Later on, Karanovic established himself as one of the best Serbian/Yugoslav directors (with "Petrijin venac", "Nesto izmedju", Virdzina...) but this was (I believe) his first great movie. However, many well-known Serbian actors are here (Ljuba Tadic, Aleksandar Bercek, Bogdan Diklic) and not so well-known ones provide very nice portraits of simple, non-educated folks.

Let me also point out that the movie shared the FIPRESCI award with Wajda's "Man of marble".

I must say, however, that if you are only looking for some fun, you may find this movie boring; but if you want a movie that will make you think, try this one out... if you can find it.


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