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Father (2020)

Otac (original title)
A small town in Serbia. Nikola, day laborer and father of two, is ordered to give up his children to social services after poverty and hunger drive his wife to commit a desperate act. Until... See full summary »

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Srdan Golubovic
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Credited cast:
Goran Bogdan ... Nikola
Boris Isakovic
Nada Sargin Nada Sargin ... Biljana
Milica Janevski Milica Janevski
Muharem Hamzic Muharem Hamzic
Ajla Santic Ajla Santic
Vahid Dzankovic Vahid Dzankovic
Milan Maric
Nikola Rakocevic
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Izudin Bajrovic Izudin Bajrovic
Ljubomir Bandovic Ljubomir Bandovic
Slavisa Curovic Slavisa Curovic
Ivan Djordjevic Ivan Djordjevic
Jovo Maksic Jovo Maksic
Mirko Vlahovic Mirko Vlahovic
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A small town in Serbia. Nikola, day laborer and father of two, is ordered to give up his children to social services after poverty and hunger drive his wife to commit a desperate act. Until he can provide adequate conditions for their upbringing, the children will be placed in foster care. Despite Nikola's best efforts and several appeals, the head of the social services center refuses to return his children and his situation seems hopeless. But when Nikola discovers the local administration may be corrupt, he decides to travel across Serbia on foot and take his case directly to the national ministry in Belgrade. Against all odds and driven by love and despair, this father refuses to give up on justice and his right to raise his children.

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5 March 2020 (Serbia) See more »

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A touching film, but...
26 March 2020 | by venesasakicSee all my reviews

A touching film.... He lacks consistency and conviction from start to finish. all this was forcefully told despite the excellent Goran Bogdan. 6/10


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