18 user 2 critic
The plot follows the story of Zona Zamfirova (Katarina Radivojevic), a local rich man's daughter, and the vicissitudes of her affair with Mane (Vojin Cetkovic), an ordinary goldsmith. As it... See full summary »


Zdravko Sotra


Zdravko Sotra (adaptation), Stevan Sremac (novel)


Learn more

More Like This 

Ivko's Feast (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story takes place in Nis, towards the end of the nineteenth century, during the calm down of the stormy historic events which led to final liberation of southern Serbian parts from ... See full summary »

Director: Zdravko Sotra
Stars: Zoran Cvijanovic, Dragan Bjelogrlic, Milorad Mandic-Manda
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

During 1941 in Belgrade, two well-known thieves try to carry out the biggest robbery of Nazi authorities ever.

Director: Zdravko Sotra
Stars: Dragan Nikolic, Nikola Djuricko, Katarina Zutic
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Comedy about teachers and students at a high school in a small provincial town. Mihailo tries to win the heart of a girl his brother is also chasing.

Director: Zdravko Sotra
Stars: Dragan Micanovic, Natasa Tapuskovic, Nikola Simic
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In this sequel of "We Are Not Angels", a highly successful Yugoslavian comedy, a former playboy must cope with his daughter's adolescence, as well as numerous boys that keep knocking at her... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic
Stars: Nikola Kojo, Mirka Vasiljevic, Uros Djuric
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Angel and the devil fight for the soul of a Belgrade playboy who made a young girl pregnant.

Director: Srdjan Dragojevic
Stars: Nikola Kojo, Milena Pavlovic, Branka Katic
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story of professor Kosta Vujic who in the mid-19th century taught an extraordinarily talented generation of gymnasium students, some of whom would go on to become prominent members of ... See full summary »

Director: Zdravko Sotra
Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Milos Bikovic, Aleksandar Radojicic
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This movie is mainly a love story, and the scenery is the first day of the civil war in ex Yugoslavia (June 1991). The main character is Ratko, an ex con, from some Bosnian "never go there"... See full summary »

Director: Srdjan Koljevic
Stars: Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Aleksandra Balmazovic, Dragan Bjelogrlic
Frozen Stiff (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Two brothers, Lemi and Kiza, having spent all their money, try to relocate their dead grandfather from Belgrade to Vrsac at the lowest cost, but he goes missing along the way.

Director: Milorad Milinkovic
Stars: Nikola Djuricko, Sonja Kolacaric, Tara Manic
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

1993 Serbia is a place torn by hyperinflation and economic disaster. Milan, an avid fan of FC Partizan, lives with his painter friend and makes money by selling his paintings to the "new ... See full summary »

Director: Radivoje Andric
Stars: Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Dubravka Mijatovic, Goran Radakovic
Ranjeni orao (TV Series 2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The series is based on the 1936 novel "Wounded Eagle" by Serbian author Mir Jam. Like the novel, the television series is based in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between the two world wars and ... See full summary »

Stars: Sloboda Micalovic, Ivan Bosiljcic, Nenad Jezdic
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

During one peculiar night, the lives of several interconnected people are changed, as they rapidly experience love, disappointment, joy, greed and remorse.

Director: Radivoje Andric
Stars: Sergej Trifunovic, Marija Karan, Nebojsa Glogovac
Dudes (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Urban comedy, happening during a night in Belgrade. Mare, Pop and Gojko are three friends who grew up together. Mare and Pop have always been musicians, while Gojko (who was harassed by ... See full summary »

Director: Radivoje Andric
Stars: Boris Milivojevic, Sergej Trifunovic, Maja Mandzuka


Cast overview, first billed only:
Vojin Cetkovic Vojin Cetkovic ... Mane Kujundzija
Katarina Radivojevic ... Zona Zamfirova
Dragan Nikolic ... Hadzi Zamfir
Milena Dravic ... Tasana
Radmila Zivkovic Radmila Zivkovic ... Doka
Nikola Djuricko ... Perica
Sloboda Micalovic ... Vaska
Nebojsa Ilic Nebojsa Ilic ... Manulac (as Nebojsa Cile Ilic)
Branimir Brstina Branimir Brstina ... Jordan
Danica Maksimovic Danica Maksimovic ... Persa
Ruzica Sokic Ruzica Sokic ... Taska
Jelica Sretenovic Jelica Sretenovic ... Kaliopa
Svetlana Bojkovic Svetlana Bojkovic ... Jevda
Ana Franic Ana Franic ... Izmecarka Vasilija
Predrag Ejdus Predrag Ejdus ... Francisek


The plot follows the story of Zona Zamfirova (Katarina Radivojevic), a local rich man's daughter, and the vicissitudes of her affair with Mane (Vojin Cetkovic), an ordinary goldsmith. As it was undesirable for the daughter of a rich man to marry a craftsman, the two are at first divided, with the possibility of Zona marrying the son of other rich people, Manulac. Everything is, however, changed as Mane organizes a successful conspiracy to keep Zona for himself. Written by Ana

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Comedy | Drama




Serbian | Czech

Release Date:

31 October 2002 (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Зона Замфирова See more »

Filming Locations:

Nis, Serbia See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


| (Filmfest Hamburg)

Sound Mix:



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


One of the two all-time top grossing movies in Serbia other one being A Tight Spot (1982) See more »


Zona Zamfirova: Ti si moje kuce u casire.
Mane Kujundzija: A ti moja pobegulja.
See more »


By Nenad Milosavljevic
Performed by Predrag Milosavljevic
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A well done period movie
18 July 2004 | by astosicSee all my reviews

Zona Zamfirova was shown at a special screening in Toronto, in 2003. There are some bugs to work out, my main pet peeve being the subtitles. I have yet to see a well subtitled film from anywhere in the Balkans, and although using unusual contractions in English words may be a reflection of the particular dialect of the setting, if you don't speak the language (which you don't, because you're reading the subtitles, right?) then you don't appreciate it. Frankly, even for people who speak literary Serbian, the dialect is a stumper... the DVD even gives you non-dialect Serbian subtitles (which are good). Seeing the film made me go back to read the book by Stevan Sremac once again. It is very true to the book. Zona is beautiful, and she is initially snobby - it's a little much to compare her to Paris Hilton, but I think we've all met Zona in high school. If you remember that film and stage require you to 'suspend your disbelief', then you forget that the actress isn't quite 18, and that the lead actor isn't '90210 Pretty' (if you read more literature from the period, and look at some of the art, the male lead conforms to all expectations). You are willing to overlook these things, in order to immerse yourself in the visual beauty of the film. The director was fortunate to be able to film in some historic buildings and locations, and the details are dead on. The costumes are correct, down to the last stitch (sorry about Zona wearing red, but, check the book....), the hills and vineyards and cobblestone streets - it all draws you in, if you let it. Sometimes it's best to just enjoy a movie for what it is - an entertaining escape.

17 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 18 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Recently Viewed