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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.

Director:

Djordje Kadijevic

Writers:

Milovan Glisic (story "Posle devedeset godina"), Djordje Kadijevic (adaptation)
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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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Drama | Horror

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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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Production Co:

Radiotelevizija Beograd See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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stay away from the woods.
17 January 2003 | by mario-radSee all my reviews

I saw this as a child and I remember that I was so scared that I couldn´t sleep for days. So, like twenty years later, here I am, watching it for the second time. The feeling, of course is not the same, ´cause through the years I became very big fan and some kind of an expert for horror cinema. But still... This is probably the first real horror made in Yugoslavia and it´s still the best. Dark atmosphere accomplished here is very unique and it really gives you the creeps. When I think of the comparison, the only movie that comes to my mind is BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (same atmosphere, dark woods, witches, etc.) and trust me when I say that Myrick & Sanchez flick is not at all superior. The only thing that annoyed me are the "comic elements". I really felt that they are not necessary (it is similar problem with all Yugoslavian suspense movies, such as: Variola Vera, The Strangler vs Strangler, Deja-Vu and more recently T.T.Syndhrome). But the last half an hour of the movie is so brilliant that we can forgive the director Kadijevic for that mistake.


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