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Say Why Have You Left Me (1993)

Kazi zasto me ostavi (original title)
The story of a young man who, in 1991. receives order to report to a military drill, and finds himself on Vukovar front, where he spends five months. Returning from there, he discovers ... See full summary »

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Oleg Novkovic
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zarko Lausevic ... Pedja
Milica Mihajlovic Milica Mihajlovic ... Vera
Ljubisa Samardzic ... Rade
Dragan Jovanovic ... Marko
Katarina Gojkovic Katarina Gojkovic ... Ivana
Vladan Dujovic Vladan Dujovic ... Ljuba
Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic ... Teca
Stevo Zigon Stevo Zigon ... Starac
Predrag Lakovic ... Otac (as Predrag Pepi Lakovic)
Rahela Ferari Rahela Ferari ... Baba
Slavko Stimac ... Milicioner I
Nikola Pejakovic Nikola Pejakovic ... Invalid
Marko Bacovic Marko Bacovic ... Dzigi
Danica Maksimovic Danica Maksimovic ... Plavusa
Ljiljana Sedlar Ljiljana Sedlar ... Pedjina mama
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The story of a young man who, in 1991. receives order to report to a military drill, and finds himself on Vukovar front, where he spends five months. Returning from there, he discovers changes within himself, but within his home town also. Totally lost, he finds no way to make contact with the environment, and suddenly experiences love with the girl who survived all horrors of that war... Written by Mooney

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Language:

Serbian

Release Date:

August 1993 (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaži zašto me ostavi See more »

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Touching and Moving ...
5 July 2005 | by zgibgaSee all my reviews

As I am pretty interested in Balkan films for more years now and would say that the films dealing with war aspects are the most frequent topic for films of this region. However, this one is very touching.

Not sentimental or happy ending you should watch the alienation of the young hero who is touched by 20 days at battlefield where his best friend dies. After comeback home he cannot overcome such experience. He is alien for his friends and girlfriend, broke up with her and just wander around the streets... suddenly he sees a girl that he and his fellows found at the battlefield. Significant for her is a yellow cap that she wears... why yellow cap you must see the film itself to understand that.

The story of love and hatred in all possible ways, misunderstanding and unfortunately .. the war...The war that destroyed many happy families and countries themselves.

If you can understand the language then moving part of the film is also the main song performed by Ana Sofrenovic. I can't get rid of that song since I have seen this film. It is beautiful...

If I should recommend you dealing with the war theme, watch also the film Lepa sela lepo gore (Pretty village pretty flame). It is completely different film and much more cruel in some way but really unique.


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