About

Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually abandons Blacky and steals his girlfriend. After a lengthy stay in a below-ground shelter, the couple reemerges during the Yugoslavian Civil War of the 1990s as M...

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Directed by

Emir Kusturica

Written by

Emir Kusturica (Screenplay)
Dušan Kovačević (Screenplay)

Runtime

170 minutes

Country

Germany, France, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia

Language

Serbian

Cast

Keywords

world war ii anarchic comedy belgrad cellar lie weapon resistance fighter

Lists

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