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Kako sam sistematski unisten od idiota (1983)

The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, ... See full summary »

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Slobodan Sijan

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ... Babi Papuska (as Danilo Stojkovic)
Svetislav 'Bule' Goncic Svetislav 'Bule' Goncic ... Mladi Babi (as Svetislav Goncic)
Rados Terzic Rados Terzic ... Pravi Babi
Jelisaveta 'Seka' Sablic Jelisaveta 'Seka' Sablic ... Rita (as Jelisaveta Sablic)
Rade Markovic Rade Markovic ... Sinisa
Stevo Zigon Stevo Zigon ... Stevo Zigon
Svetozar Cvetkovic Svetozar Cvetkovic ... Student rukovodilac
Mihailo 'Misa' Janketic Mihailo 'Misa' Janketic ... Govornik (as Misa Janketic)
Zivojin 'Zika' Milenkovic Zivojin 'Zika' Milenkovic ... Ministar (as Zika Milenkovic)
Desa Muck Desa Muck ... Marija Tevtonka
Dobrica Jovanovic Dobrica Jovanovic ... Boza
Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic ... Prof. Perovic (as Milivoje Tomic)
Boro Stjepanovic Boro Stjepanovic ... Vlasnik kamp kucice
Petar Kralj Petar Kralj ... Doktor
Milutin 'Mima' Karadzic Milutin 'Mima' Karadzic ... Milicioner u Igalu (as Milutin Karadzic)
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The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, bitter at the world, and blaming his old capitalist boss for his life's misery. Written by moviewatcher-serb

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

5 July 1983 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

How I Was Systematically Destroyed by an Idiot See more »

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Fantastic comedy from Sijan
11 March 2005 | by cabriloSee all my reviews

This is a very humorous movie about communism and Marxism, or rather, communists and Marxists. It follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, bitter at the world, and blaming his old capitalist boss for his life's misery.

Sijan gives a funny portray of his world and jokes about many caste of people in Yugoslavia at that time. He is using his famous and recognizable subtle humor, which combined with fine acting and a great overall story, results in a great piece of art.

Characteristic for Sijan's movies, this one also contains some fantastic and quotable one-liners. My favorite by far is: "Ovo nije brada klanja, ovo je brada razocaranja!" (this is not a beard of slaughter, this is a beard of disappointment), referring to the main character's Marxist, and not nationalist nature.


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