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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zarko Lausevic ... Alija Osmanovic / Ilija Jugovic
... Milica Jankovic
... Halil 'Sikter' Efendija
Ljiljana Blagojevic ... Rabija Osmanovic
Petar Bozovic ... Sabahudin Aga / Atifaga Tanovic
... Nicifor Jugovic (as Bata Zivojinovic)
... Milan Vilenjak
Svetozar Cvetkovic ... Selim Osmanovic
Josif Tatic ... Kemal Osmanovic
... Hodza Valija Osmanovic
Dragan Maksimovic ... Zulfikar
... Nana Hikmeta
Marko Bacovic ... Cetnicki vojvoda
Branko Babovic
Nebojsa Bakocevic ... Ustaski lekar
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In attempt to find out who he is and where his roots lie, Alija Osmanovic discovers something far deeper and more important. He slowly discovers an evil that follows him as his destiny regardless of what his ancestors were called.Trying to find the reasons for this evil, he finds himself in a vicious circle. Running away from an irrational fear within him, he finds the road to his faith... Written by Nenad Milijasevic <nmilijasevic@ptt.yu>

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South Slav geopolitical fight film.
20 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

This film follows almost 100 years of geopolitical fight in what used to be former Yugoslavia.

Since that country was created on December 1, 1918 geopolitical fight for territory and power started and it is still present today.

This film follows that pattern and it is based on a novel by Vuk Draskovic, Serb novelist and politician.

I am not very fond of this film, simply because we who live on the territory of what used to be Yugoslavia are mostly sick and tired of that geopolitical religious crap. So I will just throw this film into the waste bin and try to forget all about it.

If you are interested in the former Yugoslavia this is a film for you, otherwise skip it.


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