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Balkanski spijun (1984)

Ilija Cvorovic, a reformed former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison as a political prisoner, is called in for a routine conversation. He returns home convinced that the police ... See full summary »

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Dusan Kovacevic (play), Dusan Kovacevic (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ... Ilija Cvorovic
Bora Todorovic Bora Todorovic ... Petar Markov Jakovljevic
Mira Banjac ... Danica Cvorovic
Sonja Savic Sonja Savic ... Sonja Cvorovic
Zvonko Lepetic Zvonko Lepetic ... Djura Cvorovic
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ... Palacinkar (as Bata Zivojinovic)
Predrag Lakovic ... Profesor
Branka Petric Branka Petric ... Novinarka
Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic ... Doktor (as Mica Tomic)
Milan Strljic Milan Strljic ... Inspektor Drazic
Milan 'Caci' Mihailovic Milan 'Caci' Mihailovic ... Moler (as Milan Mihailovic)
Vladan Zivkovic Vladan Zivkovic ... Radnik sa resetkama
Ljiljana Jovanovic Ljiljana Jovanovic ... Sekretarica inspektora
Zoran Ratkovic Zoran Ratkovic ... Razroki mladic
Dragoljub Petrovic Dragoljub Petrovic ... Fotograf (as Dragan Petrovic)
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Storyline

Ilija Cvorovic, a reformed former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison as a political prisoner, is called in for a routine conversation. He returns home convinced that the police is interested in his subtenant, a businessman returning from Paris to open a tailor shop. Convinced that his subtenant represents the greatest threat to national security Ilija begins his own surveillance operation against him. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

8 October 1987 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

A kém See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia

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Production Co:

Union Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Quotes

Ilija Cvorovic: Listen you, Stalin was killing you, but he was not killing you enough!
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Featured in Nostradamus-kokos (2012) See more »

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Great classic
18 February 2004 | by AlexandarSee all my reviews

Film adaptation of a great Dusan Kovacevic's novel - equally good. Recognizable a la Kovacevic humor, full of absurdness, self-irony, sharp and spiritual. Great critic of a dead ideology and authoritarian character translated into a black-humor paranoia of a small man - ideology slave. Brilliant, unforgettable Bata Stojkovic's acting gave this feature strength and rare authentic movie-expression.


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