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Leptirica (1973)

A young man wants to marry the beautiful daughter of a landowner who refuses to allow the marriage. To prove his worth, the young man becomes a miller in a vampire-infested local mill.

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Djordje Kadijevic

Writers:

Milovan Glisic (story "Posle devedeset godina"), Djordje Kadijevic (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mirjana Nikolic Mirjana Nikolic ... Radojka
Petar Bozovic Petar Bozovic ... Strahinja
Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic ... Zivan 'Dusman' (as Slobodan Perovic)
Vasja Stankovic Vasja Stankovic ... Kmet
Aleksandar Stojkovic Aleksandar Stojkovic ... Purko
Tanasije Uzunovic Tanasije Uzunovic ... Pop
Ivan Djurdjevic Ivan Djurdjevic ... Sredoje
Bogoljub Petrovic Bogoljub Petrovic ... Ceba (as Boban Petrovic)
Toma Kuruzovic Toma Kuruzovic ... Vule ... vodenicar
Branko Petkovic Branko Petkovic
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Story follows young man Strahinja who is in love with a local beauty Radojka, but their relationship has an obstacle - her father Zivan, who considers Strahinja as nothing but a loser. To prove that he's able to take care of himself and his future bride, Strahinja agrees to take vacancy in village mill... But, mill is known as a place where no one meets the dawn alive... Written by Nino

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Ako strah ima svoje ime, onda je to LEPTIRICA! See more »

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

15 April 1973 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

The She-Butterfly See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Horror legend...
14 April 2007 | by polarnimedaSee all my reviews

One of the movies that everyone knows, but no one have. Master piece for its time, because of atmosphere that all can feel- like something raw inside themselves. Movie seems to relieve something that all of us have inside, but in a dark corner. It's something that excites us, but still something that we sometimes want just out of us. And if you want something similar, than you are looking for nothing. Or, you're looking for something similar to a bad dream. I guess that that kind of feeling (one that this movie produces), can maybe be found, and only sometimes in some places... Like when you're alone in a creepy and dark place, with a long way to home, that you know you have to cross- where staying or turning back is even greater fear... It's a phenomenon that is hard to explain. It's more than you can talk about. Though movie is not long- it's effects are. And maybe it's better not to watch it alone- or it actually is?


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