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Bal-Can-Can (2005)

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A Macedonian military deserter and his Italian blood-brother are searching for a dead grandmother wrapped up in a stolen carpet, all over the Balkan's criminal underworld.

Director:

Darko Mitrevski

Writer:

Darko Mitrevski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vlado Jovanovski Vlado Jovanovski ... Trendafil Karanfilov
Adolfo Margiotta Adolfo Margiotta ... Santino Genovese
Zvezda Angelovska Zvezda Angelovska ... Ruza Karanfilova
Branko Djuric ... Sefket Ramadani
Antonella Troise Antonella Troise ... Lara
Jelisaveta 'Seka' Sablic Jelisaveta 'Seka' Sablic ... Zumbula (as Seka Sabljic)
Toni Mihajlovski ... Dzango Sapun
Emil Ruben Emil Ruben ... Dr. Safarafov
Miodrag Krivokapic Miodrag Krivokapic ... Veselin Kabadajic
Petre Arsovski Petre Arsovski ... The Gravedigger (as Petar Arsovski)
Goran Ilic Goran Ilic ... The Policeman
Petar Bozovic Petar Bozovic ... Savo
Dejan Acimovic Dejan Acimovic ... Mate Prkacin
Nikola Kojo ... Osman Rizvanbegovic
Vasko Todorov Vasko Todorov ... Vitomir
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A Macedonian military deserter and his Italian blood-brother are searching for a dead grandmother wrapped up in a stolen carpet, all over the Balkan's criminal underworld.

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Laughter, Tears, Fear, Passion... And a Granny Wrapped In a Carpet!


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Not Rated

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Trivia

With total audience of around 120,000, this became the highest grossing film in Macedonian history. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cowboy (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Baba Zumbula
Lyrics by Darko Mitrevski
Composed and Arranged by Kiril Dzajkovski
Vocal by Vlada Divljan
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Pretty good
15 July 2009 | by dusan-22See all my reviews

Pretty good, black humor style, Fellini style. Well composed portrait on one nation that was called Yugoslav the last time of its existence. Very well depicted characters of the regions on last 20 years of history but also much behind. Their path of national tragedy and destiny, rather than political. Dark picture, linked more to social and psyhological profile of the people than to living standards of the region. Very convincing acting, especially of the leading role - Trendafil, but sometimes brilliant when speaking of the minor roles, like the guy who plays Prkachin in the Bosnian village. Would recommend this film and give it 7 out of 10.


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Release Date:

11 October 2005 (Croatia) See more »

Also Known As:

Balkán-kán See more »

Filming Locations:

Macedonia

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,932
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1.85 : 1
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