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Nebojsa Glogovac ...
Mladen
Natasa Ninkovic ...
Marija
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Jelena
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Kosta Antic (as Miki Manojlovic)
Marko Djurovic ...
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Ivkovic
Bogdan Diklic ...
Doktor Lukic
Mladen Nelevic ...
Marko
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Moma
Vuk Kostic ...
Ivkovicev brat
Milorad Mandic-Manda ...
Stariji inspektor (as Milorad Mandic)
Nebojsa Ilic ...
Sluzbenik u banci
Vojin Cetkovic ...
Vlada
Ana Markovic ...
Sluzbenica u posti
Marija Bergam ...
Alisa
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"THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, who is forced to choose between life and death of his own child. THE TRAP is a film about post-Milosevic Serbia, in which there is no more war, but there is moral and existential desert, about Serbia in transition, in which human life still isn't worth a lot, about normal life which still seems unreachable. Written by Srdan and Srdjan

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Serbia's Official Submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008). See more »

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An Intense Psychological Thriller From The Balkans
19 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is yet,another tale of parental love & what they will do for the lives of their children. A 30 something couple finds out that their young son is suffering from a heart condition, and the only place that they can bring him for the surgery that can save his life is in Germany. The hitch:the price tag (we're talking thousands & thousands of Euros). The Mother puts an advert in the local newspaper that they need money for the operation. The hope comes in the form of a stranger who will give them the thirty thousand Euros they need,but with a price. The father must assassinate somebody. What follows is a taut, intense morality play with a twist. This is European film making at it's best. No MPAA rating here, but serves up lots of foul language & some violence (although nothing too gory for those with weak stomachs)


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