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Miris kise na Balkanu 

Trials and tribulations of a Jewish family from Sarajevo during turbulent times between 1914 and 1945.




2011   2010  


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Series cast summary:
Mirka Vasiljevic Mirka Vasiljevic ...  Blanki 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Aleksandra Bibic Aleksandra Bibic ...  Riki 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Sinisa Ubovic Sinisa Ubovic ...  Marko Korac 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Renata Ulmanski Renata Ulmanski ...  Stara Blanki Korac 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Kalina Kovacevic ...  Nina 12 episodes, 2010-2011
Tamara Dragicevic Tamara Dragicevic ...  Buka 12 episodes, 2010-2011
Marija Vickovic Marija Vickovic ...  Klara 12 episodes, 2010-2011
Stefan Buzurovic Stefan Buzurovic ...  Atleta 10 episodes, 2010-2011
Goran Navojec ...  Skoro 9 episodes, 2010-2011
Ljiljana Blagojevic Ljiljana Blagojevic ...  Estera Salom 8 episodes, 2010-2011
Igor Damnjanovic Igor Damnjanovic ...  Milos Rankovic 7 episodes, 2010-2011
Srdjan Karanovic Srdjan Karanovic ...  Vladeta Dragutinovic 6 episodes, 2010-2011


Trials and tribulations of a Jewish family from Sarajevo during turbulent times between 1914 and 1945.

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Not a bad adaptation of the book apart from a terrible miscast of the main character
27 January 2019 | by pmsXSee all my reviews

If you have read the books and wanted to keep enjoying the company of the Salom family a bit longer like I did, you will enjoy this. I did, mostly!

The one letdown is the casting of Blanki. The actress is so incredibly forced & unnatural - she delivers majority of her lines in a weird hushed and rushed conspiratorial-like monotone. I see she went on to act in many other shows so maybe it was bad direction, but I somehow doubt it. By episode 6, her scenes became so grating that I had to watch in bursts to get a break.. A shame since she is the main character.

The actress playing Riki is not as bad as expected after reading the only other review. Yes she does seem very fake in her young days, and also somehow whenever she is around her family. When she's independent of them in Beograd, Dubrovnik etc, I think she does an excellent job. All the lengthy dancing scenes were a bit over the top though..

The other 3 sisters and the mother are great, especially Klara.

Marko is very charming but... small! Such a big deal is made in the book about him being so much larger than Blanki and Riki and I felt that was missing from the show as it took away some of his perceived power.

Quality of the production is better than I expected. It's not amazing, but it's watchable and even enjoyable and cute.

All in all a pleasant walk down the memory lane of the books I love, with the exception of terrible Blanki.

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10 December 2010 (Serbia) See more »

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A balkáni eső illata See more »

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