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Cirkus Columbia (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 17 February 2012 (USA)
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A story set in the former Yugoslavia and centered on a guy who returns to Herzegovina from Germany with plenty of cash and hopes for a good new life.

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Divko Buntic (as Miki Manojlovic)
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Azra
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Ranko Ivanda
Mario Knezovic ...
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Svetislav 'Bule' Goncic ...
Savo (as Svetislav Goncic)
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Mirza Tanovic ...
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Miralem Zupcevic ...
Leon Dilber
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Fra Ante Gudelj
Slaven Knezovic ...
Miro
Izudin Bajrovic ...
Major Kostelic
Sead Bejtovic ...
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A story set in the former Yugoslavia and centered on a guy who returns to Herzegovina from Germany with plenty of cash and hopes for a good new life.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Cirkus Kolumbija  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,284, 19 February 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,163, 11 March 2012
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Excellent naturalistic movie
16 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I wont bother with a plot review, just to say the acting, directing and photography was excellent. Unlike most American films, it unfolds slowly, but we were rewarded with rich subplots and building tension as the Balkan war advances rapidly, and our characters' lives are forced to confront their past and make choices about the new reality. I especially found Mira Furlan's acting very compelling.

The plot was able to handle several subjects well: politics, greed, corruption, and class; plus the tensions of split families, troubled couples, and new love. Above all, while the story takes place in one town with divergent and quirky characters, they were believable.


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