Emir Kusturica

Emir Kusturica

Date of Birth: 24 Nov 1954

Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Biography: A Serbian film director. Born in 1954 in Sarajevo. Graduated in film directing at the prestigious Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague in 1978. During his studies, he was awarded several times for his short movies... After graduation, he directed several TV movies in his hometown, Sarajevo. (imdb)

Total Credits at Criticker: 10 (Actor), 18 (Director), 12 (Writer)

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    Black Cat, White Cat
    The film centers around a group of gypsies who live on the banks of the Danube River. (USA Films)
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    Arizona Dream
    An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film... (imdb)
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    Underground
    The story starts from an underground manufacture of weapons of Belgrade, during the WWII, and evolves into fairly surreal situations... (imdb)
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    Zivot je cudo
    What could be better for the village than a scenic railway to bring in the tourists? What could be worse for tourism than war? Luka builds the railway and shuts his eyes to war. Then Luka's wife runs off with a musician and his son is called up to the army. Luka's life is a war zone. Then he meets Sabaha.. (imdb)
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    Time of the Gypsies
    In this luminous tale set in the area around Sarajevo and in Italy, Perhan, an engaging young Romany (gypsy) with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime, which threatens to destroy him and those he loves. (imdb)
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    When Father Was Away on Business
    Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists... (imdb)
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    Do You Remember, Dolly Bell?
    A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and... (imdb)
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    Super 8 Stories
    A documentary about the band "No smoking orchestra"
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    All the Invisible Children
    Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist. (imdb)
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    Zavet
    Set outside Belgrade, an old man prays for his grandson to go to the city and bring back a wife. (imdb)
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    Guernica
    Guernica (1978) - Short Film
    Kusturica's first movie, a short student movie about the child of a Jewish family at the beginning of Nazi persecution.
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    Bife \
    Based on a short story of Ivo Andrić, famous Yugoslav Nobel Prize winner, this film is set in Sarajevo. And the catastrophe is coming...
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    Maradona by Kusturica
    A documentary on Argentinean soccer star Diego Maradona, regarded by many as the world's greatest modern player. (imdb)
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    The Brides Are Coming
    Jelena, a woman of character, rules an inn in an isolated place in the countryside. She lives with her two sons : Martin and Jakov. Martin has been married to Kata for 5 years, but never succeeded in having a child. Jakov sleeps with his mother in postures suggesting incest, but he is in love with Kata... (kustu.com)
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    On the Milky Road
    A story that stretches across war, blossoming love and living as a recluse. (imdb)
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    Once Upon a Time There Was a Country
    The TV mini-series version of Kusturica's UNDERGROUND.
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    El Pepe: A Supreme Life
    An examination of the life, times, and legacy of Uruguay's last president, José "Pepe" Mujica. (imdb)
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    Time of the Gypsies
    An extended version of the 1988 film, aired in five one-hour installments on Televizija Sarajevo. It includes additional scenes that flesh out the relationships between the characters and also has an alternate ending.
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