First screened in April 2015
Director: Emir Kusturica. Cast: Miki Manojlović, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Joković, Ernst Stötzner, Slavko Stimać, Srdjan Todorović, Mirjana Karanović, Milena Pavlović, Bata Stojković, Bora Todorović, Dragan Nikolić, Branislav Lecić, Erol Kadić, Predrag Zagorać, Emir Kusturica. Screenplay: Emir Kusturica (based on a story by Dusan Kovacević). Twitter Capsule:
Lusty, impressively panoramic-surrealist view of Yugoslavian chaos as total war, eternal return, perverse metatheater.
Even (especially?) for those annoyed by its politics, this is an unmissable, grand-scale attempt to project six decades of blood-spattered regional history on a flamboyant scrim.