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Ice (2012)

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An apotheosis of loyalty and love. A tale of lost happiness and dreams, fears and transience, supremacy of fate and laws of nature, gratitude and cruelty of nature, inability of man to ... See full summary »

Director:

Jelena Bajic Jocic

Writers:

Rados Bajic, Jelena Bajic Jocic (co-writer)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ... Deda Zivotije
Danijela 'Nela' Mihajlovic Danijela 'Nela' Mihajlovic ... Stana (as Danijela Mihajlovic)
Olga Odanovic Olga Odanovic ... Saveta
Momcilo Otasevic ... Milivoje
Nenad Jezdic Nenad Jezdic ... Miroslav
Radoslav 'Rale' Milenkovic Radoslav 'Rale' Milenkovic ... Radoje (as Radoslav Milenkovic)
Biljana Misic ... Beba
Nedeljko Bajic Nedeljko Bajic ... Janko
Dubravko Jovanovic Dubravko Jovanovic ... Dugacki
Nadja Marsicevic Nadja Marsicevic ... Ruzica
Nikola Ivkovic Nikola Ivkovic ... Mali Milivoje
Nebojsa Vranic Nebojsa Vranic ... Pop
Slavoljub Fisekovic Slavoljub Fisekovic ... Harmonikas
Milos Bajic Milos Bajic ... Basadzija
Vesna Mirkovic Djordjevic Vesna Mirkovic Djordjevic ... Grozda
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An apotheosis of loyalty and love. A tale of lost happiness and dreams, fears and transience, supremacy of fate and laws of nature, gratitude and cruelty of nature, inability of man to change that and influence the course of his own life. Written by Anonymous

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serbia | 1970s | See All (2) »

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Drama

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Nice to watch if you have patience and love for archaic expressions of classical postulates and values in our society.
17 October 2012 | by mirak-505-371055See all my reviews

This is not the best movie I've watched recently, but it certainly deserves better reviews than those currently provided. This is a very beautiful film, with beautiful landscapes, beautiful main actors and often effectively used eye-catching close-ups. This impression is further enhanced by a very good music. In the film, you can feel nostalgia for the old, patriarchal values ​​that have been lost somehow in modern society. Bad luck of one rural family is to some extent a metaphor for an eternal bad destiny of Serbia from which there is no escape. The film can be viewed as a retouched postcard of Serbia and a touristic advertising. It is at the same time its quality, and it can be a disadvantage also. The film is too static, slow, sometimes acting is too pathetic and the story is set far in the past, needlessly archaic and ancient. That's why someone may find it difficult to communicate with the messages of this movie because of its archaic expressions. Most of the actors are excellent, though there are characters acted like caricatures. The whole movie seems like a reaction and response to contemporary films which are mockery of the classical aesthetic and ethical values, and life, relationships and feelings are often presented in a harsh and brutal manner (like latest Serbian movie Clip is).


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Serbia

Language:

Serbian

Release Date:

10 October 2012 (Serbia) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Kragujevac, Serbia

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,188
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