Based on actual historical events this is the story about last king of Serbia from Obrenovic dynasty. It is a story about a period of turbulence in which he was the king at the end of the ...
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Based on actual historical events this is the story about last king of Serbia from Obrenovic dynasty. It is a story about a period of turbulence in which he was the king at the end of the 19th and the beginning of 20th century, when most of the Serbs wanted more civil rights and freedom opposing his autocracy, which is considered one of the main reasons of tragic events that occurred. It is also a love story which ended very tragically for him and for his at first mistress and later his wife and queen of Serbia Draga Masin.Written by
This show is interesting from a historical perspective. It gives an insight into the life in the Balkans at the time, as well as the politics, as well as the dangerous culture of assassination in the Balkans, from monarchs to prime ministers that continues to this day.
If you want to learn about Serbian or Balkan history, it's a good show. But viewer beware, this shows production quality is Balkan TV quality, meaning, don't compare this to Golden Age productions, not to Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones, don't compare it to top British shows like Downton Abbey or Peaky Blinders, or Danish shows like Borgen and the Bridge.
This show's production standards are quite low, almost theatrical. It's almost like Turneja (2008) in quality.
Don't expect high quality Balkan cinema quality here. This is not like No Man's Land, Pretty Village Pretty Flame, Underground, etc.
I wouldn't even compare it to lower cost Balkan works like Kazi Zasto Me Ostavi or older films like The Battle of Neretva.
There's not a lot of money that went into this work and TV is considered second rate to cinema.
I would recommend many more Balkan films than any Balkan TV show.
Having that said, this show has one thing going for it that many others don't. It's based on a true story (with some alterations, obviously), so the writers couldn't mess that up.
Having said all that, I realize that there probably does not exist a subtitled version of this show.
In all cases, it's more a curiosity than a must watch.
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