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Monument to Michael Jackson (2014)

Spomenik Majklu Dzeksonu (original title)
A local barber in a small Serbian village comes up with an idea to erect a monument to Michael Jackson to attract tourists from around the world. Some locals like the idea others do not. And then we take a special Balkan ride.

Director:

Darko Lungulov

Writer:

Darko Lungulov
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Boris Milivojevic ... Marko
Branislav Trifunovic ... Dragan
Toni Mihajlovski ... Doki
Natasa Tapuskovic Natasa Tapuskovic ... Ljubinka
Dragan Bjelogrlic ... Dusan
Srdjan Miletic Srdjan Miletic ... Radio spiker & Tajkun Djordje
Ljubomir Bandovic Ljubomir Bandovic ... Pop
Snezana Divac Snezana Divac ... Sekretarica Slavka (as Ana Divac)
Velja Pavlovic Velja Pavlovic ... Mestanin
Zivorad Todorovic Zivorad Todorovic ... Penzioner iz kladionice I
Dragan Nikolic Dragan Nikolic ... Penzioner iz kladionice II
Boban Lazikic Boban Lazikic ... Penzioner iz kladionice III
Emilija Terzic Emilija Terzic ... Jelena
Miguel Concha Miguel Concha ... Imitator Majkla Dzeksona (fotografije)
Tobias Müller Tobias Müller ... Dokumentarista Florian
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In a dying town in Serbia daydreamer Marko is on the verge of divorce from the love of his life, Ljubinka. When an old communist-era monument is removed from the Main Square, he comes up with the idea to build a monument to Michael Jackson in order to save his town and seduce his wife again. But the town's mayor has his own plans.

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It takes a hero to build a monument

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Stani srce
Written by 'Misa Mijatovic', 'Radmila Babic'
Performed by 'Vesna Dokovic'
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You have to love this film!
19 November 2014 | by petarmaticSee all my reviews

I was waiting for a long time for a cute film with a humor coming from Serbia. I am glad that it finally came along.

First, plot is very cute and it will be endorsed by many. It is for the people to like it, and they probably will. The movie theater in Cinema City was sold out, and it will probably be for weeks to come.

Acting is excellent. Especially I always liked acting performed by Bjelogrlic and Karanovic and they are excellent again.

I strongly recommend this film. Two thumbs up! I especially liked one song which they played in the film. It is probably one of the best Yugoslav partisan songs ever composed. I hope youtube will not be angry if I borrow the link for you to listen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Su6FQHAYg


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Language:

Serbian

Release Date:

29 October 2014 (Serbia) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Uzice, Serbia See more »

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$32,997
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