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Savior (1998)

R | | Drama, War | 20 November 1998 (USA)
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A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.

Director:

Predrag Antonijevic (as Peter Antonijevic)

Writer:

Robert Orr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nastassja Kinski ... Maria Rose (as Nastassia Kinski)
Pascal Rollin Pascal Rollin ... Paris Priest
Catlin Foster Catlin Foster ... Christian
Dennis Quaid ... Joshua Rose / Guy
Stellan Skarsgård ... Peter Dominic (as Stellan Skarsgard)
John Maclaren ... Colonel
Irfan Mensur Irfan Mensur ... Drill Sergeant
Sergej Trifunovic ... Goran
Kosta Andrejevic Kosta Andrejevic ... Boy on Bridge / Dead Boy in River
Ljiljana Krstic Ljiljana Krstic ... Old Lady
Sanja Zogovic Sanja Zogovic ... Girl On Bridge
Veljko Otasevic Veljko Otasevic ... Orthodox Priest
Marina Bukvicki Marina Bukvicki ... Muslim Girl (as Marina Bukvic)
Dusan Perkovic Dusan Perkovic ... Uncle Ratko
Natasa Ninkovic Natasa Ninkovic ... Vera
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Storyline

Joshua is a former U.S. military official who fled to the Foreign Legion when his wife Maria was killed by Muslim fundamentalists in Paris, and now he's a mercenary, fighting in the Yugoslav war on the Serbian side against Muslims. Written by Anonymous

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He's fighting a war he doesn't believe in, hoping to find something he does. See more »

Genres:

Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence including brutal war atrocities, and for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Serbian | French

Release Date:

20 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A megmentő See more »

Filming Locations:

Montenegro See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,898, 22 November 1998

Gross USA:

$14,328

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,328
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Although Nastasja Kinski receives second billing in this movie her screen time is very limited and she's only seen for barely a few minutes. See more »

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The opening scene is set in the 1980s, but the army soldiers are wearing Persian Gulf War ribbons on their uniforms and the Gulf War had not occurred yet. See more »

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Guy: Sorry about your family.
Vera: It's war.
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True document about war
20 December 2004 | by SandroStSee all my reviews

I know that many people consider this movie 'Politically incorrect'. Probably it is in some way. I'm not from the Balkans, but I live very near and I remember very well that war in front of my door and I was against the Serbs. This movie was made by a Serb director and show his point of view. Anyway I think that in this movie you can see what was that war for civilian people, any side they were. I found it a true document about the war, and, in the end, I was not disturbed by the fact that it was a movie from a Serb director. I think that this demonstrates that it's a good movie. After watching this movie, you don't hate the Serbs, the Croatians or the Bosnians, you hate the war for the consequences on civilian people.


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