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In a small motel located next to the highway there's nothing but boredom and laziness, but only until the waiter Raka gets promotion into a DE chief (Duty executor) of it. Soon he becomes ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mija Aleksic Mija Aleksic ... Raka
Miodrag Petrovic-Ckalja Miodrag Petrovic-Ckalja ... Jordan
Vera Ilic-Djukic Vera Ilic-Djukic ... Mara
Djokica Milakovic Djokica Milakovic ... Paja
Vlastimir 'Djuza' Stojiljkovic Vlastimir 'Djuza' Stojiljkovic ... Branko Stosic (as Djuza Stojiljkovic)
Pavle Vuisic Pavle Vuisic ... Direktor servisnih stanica (as Pavle Vujisic)
Tatjana Beljakova Tatjana Beljakova ... Lela
Jovan Gec Jovan Gec ... Avram
Ljubomir Didic Ljubomir Didic ... Drug sa seminara (as Ljuba Didic)
Milutin 'Mica' Tatic Milutin 'Mica' Tatic ... Fotograf (as Mica Tatic)
Aleksandar Stojkovic Aleksandar Stojkovic ... Sofer (as Aca Stojkovic)
Dusan Kandic Dusan Kandic ... Mali
Bozidar Miletic Bozidar Miletic ... Sreten (as Boza Miletic)
Branislav Radovic Branislav Radovic ... Buca
Dusan Antonijevic Dusan Antonijevic ... Poslovni partner I
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In a small motel located next to the highway there's nothing but boredom and laziness, but only until the waiter Raka gets promotion into a DE chief (Duty executor) of it. Soon he becomes obsessed with his position, beginning to push everybody around and acting like a "Small God". The staff will prepare their revenge when the general manager arrives to visit the so-called renovated facility. Written by Mario

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Yugoslavia

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Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

31 March 1961 (Yugoslavia) See more »

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There Are No Small Gods See more »

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Avala Film See more »
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Mono
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A true classic of Serbian comedy
10 March 2013 | by gaborovicmarioSee all my reviews

Surprisingly fresh even today, "There Are No Small Gods" is the best film of the so-called populist light comedy oeuvre, a trend in Serbian film that lasted between 1960-1962. The other films of this type ("Love and Fashion", "The Common Apartment", "The Bag of Luck", as well as disastrous two of "Whistle at Eight" and "Seki Is Rolling, Watch Out!") were usually filled with folksy, but not vulgar humor; they necessarily had the two or three evergreens written by Darko Kraljic; the acting was amazingly performed by first-class comedians like Ckalja, Mija Aleksic or Pavle Vujisic, with the supporting cast regulars like Zarko Mitrovic and Mica Tatic. However, Djukic's comedy is better than those other films primarily because of its humor, which has not run over by time, but also because of the metaphor that criticize a system in which a semi-literate people become senior and change their behavior towards their former cooperatives. Despite this, "There Are No Small Gods" is endlessly optimistic, cheerful, funny, witty, and above all, a positive film throughout whose humor doesn't get old even 50 years after.


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