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Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)

Zbogum na dvaesetiot vek (original title)
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In the year 2019, after global destruction and descent into savagery, the immortal Kuzman discovers his destiny. As he enters the whirling circles of time, he discovers the blasphemy of our century, and how it is to close its circle.
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Credited cast:
Lazar Ristovski ... Santa Claus
Nikola Ristanovski ... Kuzman
Vlado Jovanovski Vlado Jovanovski ... The Prophet
Dejan Acimovic Dejan Acimovic ... The Priest
Petar Temelkovski Petar Temelkovski ... The Brother
Sofija Kunovska Sofija Kunovska ... The Sister
Toni Mihajlovski ... The Man with Green Hair
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zvezda Angelovska Zvezda Angelovska ... The Warrior
Petre Arsovski Petre Arsovski ... The Man with the Helmet
Marin Babic Marin Babic
Samoil Dukovski Samoil Dukovski ... The Brother-In-Law
Igor Dzambazov Igor Dzambazov
Vladimir Endrovski Vladimir Endrovski ... The Nameless
Josif Josifovski Josif Josifovski ... The Old Cowboy
Mladen Krstevski Mladen Krstevski


It consists of three stories of extreme violence and emotional despair. ******The first takes place in the year 2019, where the world has become an environment of apocalyptic wreckage and ruin. A man named Kuzman is sentenced to death by a nomadic tribe, but their attempts to fatally shoot the condemned man are a failure. Fated to live forever, he wanders the wasteland until he encounters an enigmatic figure who offers him information on how he can escape eternal life. *****The second story is a three-minute segment that takes place in 1900. Presented as a record of the first wedding ceremony ever captured on film, the scene devolves into violence when it is discovered the newlyweds are actually brother and sister. ******The third story takes place on New Year's Eve 1999. A man dressed as Santa Claus returns to his apartment building, where a wake is in session. The solemn mourning degenerates into violence while the sounds of the Sid Vicious punk rock rendition of "My Way" floods the...

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The future is as screwed up as the past.


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My Way
(Comme d'Habitude)
Music by Claude François and Jacques Revaux
French lyrics by Gilles Thibaut
English lyrics by Paul Anka
Performed by Sex Pistols
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a very nice meeting with Macedonian film makers in Sitges
25 January 2006 | by psychomimicoSee all my reviews

well since i get hooked on IMDb and traveled trough all this users comments , i felt like commenting to.hope so will be understandable due to my language.first at all i'am not giving at it 10 out of 10 for pricing it like a one of the very rare Macedonian movies coming out into this Hollywood polluted world,but because of the visionary and surrealistic way of seeing were the world is heading to, even after this comments survive us.i had chance to meet the directors in the festival of Catalonia - Sitges of horror and Si-Fi and congratulate them for making it and bringing it to the festival,where i went to after seeing the program for the year 1999.to bad that was shown on Wednesday night and when was Barcelona football club playing. so the auditorium in Sitges was almost deserted.i could not find it on DVD nowhere ,especialy in Spain were i live.the surrealism in the movie is like seeing a mixture between Jodorowski ,Buñuel,Lynch and a very stylish Tarantino.the Santa Claus will make you feel you don't want any Christmas presents.i hope one day it will become a cult movie and be possible for the future generation to admire it. pozdravi od makedonceto od sitges.

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