This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society.

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Srdjan Dragojevic
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dusan Pekic Dusan Pekic ... Pinki
Milan Maric Milan Maric ... Svaba
Dragan Bjelogrlic Dragan Bjelogrlic ... Kure
Branka Katic ... Suzana
Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic ... Stojan (as Miki Manojlovic)
Gorica Popovic Gorica Popovic ... Nevenka
Vesna Trivalic Vesna Trivalic ... Lidija
Andreja Jovanovic Andreja Jovanovic ... Dijabola
Nikola Kojo ... Biber
Zorka Manojlovic Zorka Manojlovic ... Svabina baka (as Zora Manojlovic)
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ... Komsija
Danica Maksimovic Danica Maksimovic ... Ninana
Radoslav 'Rale' Milenkovic Radoslav 'Rale' Milenkovic ... Inspektor (as Rale Milenkovic)
Nikola Pejakovic Nikola Pejakovic ... Kafedzija (as Nidzo Pejakovic)
Milorad Mandic-Manda Milorad Mandic-Manda ... Bilder
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This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society.

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The Years Have Passed Only Wounds Have Remained

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | War

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Language:

Serbian

Release Date:

15 May 1998 (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Euro Scarface See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia

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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The screenplay is inspired by true events experienced by Besa and Marko, two school fellows of Ivan Ivanovic, a famous serbian Tv comedian who hosts the renowned Talk Show "The night with Ivan Ivanovic". See more »

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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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Wounds, in-your-face
2 March 2007 | by WeredeguSee all my reviews

In this film you'll see the sort of things you see when you quick-empty a bottle of vodka and then go and start a civil war. And blow up a whole country and all that. Shocking cinema for the movie-goer, in-you-face history for the social scientist type, bad memories for those that lived through it. Kids growing up to be gangsters in the post-Yugoslav hood. Sanctions-busting crime and normal crime are their path of socialization in the new and uncharted world, where TV crime shows will give them some patterns to follow, but since they're not the faint of heart, they'll soon make their own rules.

It would be 10 out of 10 as a gangster movie, yes, but it's 10 out of 10 in many other genres as well. Cruelly satirical blends with insightfully revealing in the portrayal of the era. As our lead characters go out of control, they present you with the uncontrollable dynamics of post-Yugoslav reality, that were beyond the point of no return before most realized. There is the whole story of the former Yugoslavia in the interactions. And the film, typically for its hellishly dark style, even proposes its own very special cure that no UN-sponsored mediation training will ever teach as one to be followed, I'm sure.


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