Yugoslavia - Best Foreign Language Film

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Yugoslav submissions for the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film

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1. The Year Long Road (1958)

162 min | Drama

The plot is set in an underdeveloped and remote area of a fictitious country, where the locals try to build an asphalt road in spite of careless attitude of the Government. The story ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Silvana Pampanini, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Massimo Girotti, Bert Sotlar

Votes: 90

Nominated

2. Train Without a Timetable (1959)

121 min | Drama

The story about colonization of poor Dalmatian peasants to the fertile Pannonian plain shortly after WWII.

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Olivera Markovic, Lia Rho-Barbieri, Inge Ilin, Ljiljana Vajler

Votes: 92

3. The Ninth Circle (1960)

107 min | Drama, War

In order to save Jewish girl from the Nazis and their colaborators, Croatian family arranges her to be wed to their young son. Young man is displeased with sudden end to his careless youth ... See full summary »

Director: France Stiglic | Stars: Dusica Zegarac, Boris Dvornik, Branko Tatic, Ervina Dragman

Votes: 323

Nominated

4. Kozara (1962)

124 min | Drama, War

Battle on Kozara known as the 'third offensive' is the hardest and most tragic battle led by the Yugoslav Partisans in World War II. In June of 1942 Germans and their collaborators decide ... See full summary »

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Bert Sotlar, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Milena Dravic, Olivera Markovic

Votes: 568

5. Skoplje '63 (1964)

77 min | Documentary

"Skoplje '63" is a 1964 Yugoslavian documentary film directed by Veljko Bulajic about the 1963 Skopje earthquake (Skoplje, per film title, is the Serbo-Croatian spelling of Skopje). The ... See full summary »

Director: Veljko Bulajic

Votes: 12

6. Three (1965)

80 min | Drama, War

Three stories are set at the beginning, middle and the end of WW2. In all three of them the hero of the movie must witness the death of people he likes.

Director: Aleksandar Petrovic | Stars: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Ali Raner, Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic, Branislav 'Ciga' Jerinic

Votes: 569

Nominated

7. I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967)

94 min | Drama

Bora the Gypsy is married to an older woman, and he falls in love with the younger Tissa, who is being offered in marriage by her father, to a young gypsy man. This marriage arrangement is ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandar Petrovic | Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Olivera Katarina, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Mija Aleksic

Votes: 1,668

Nominated

8. It Rains in My Village (1968)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Romance

A bizarre and tragic love story involving swineherd, village fool, teacher and an agricultural pilot. The story unfolds in a remote village in the communist ruled Yugoslavia at the down of Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968.

Director: Aleksandar Petrovic | Stars: Annie Girardot, Ivan Palúch, Mija Aleksic, Eva Ras

Votes: 469

9. The Battle of Neretva (1969)

G | 105 min | Drama, War

World war two drama about the 1943 battle around the Neretva River between Axis forces and Yugoslav partisan units.

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Yul Brynner, Hardy Krüger, Franco Nero, Sylva Koscina

Votes: 2,893

Nominated

10. Black Seed (1971)

82 min | Drama

The story of Macedonian soldiers who were captured by the Greek army and taken to the prison camps on Greek islands during Greek Civil War in 1946. Suspected of being communists, they are maltreated by the Greek officers running the camp.

Director: Kiril Cenevski | Stars: Darko Damevski, Aco Jovanovski, Risto Siskov, Pavle Vuisic

Votes: 187

11. The Master and Margaret (1972)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

The Master and Margaret (1972) is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail A. Bulgakov. The film is set in the Soviet Union under Stalin, it has several story-lines, that are intertwined. ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandar Petrovic | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Mimsy Farmer, Alain Cuny, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic

Votes: 496

12. The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)

PG | 130 min | War

In 1943, 20 000 Yugoslav partisans led by Tito find themselves encircled by 120 000 well-armed Axis troops in the mountains of Bosnia and must break-out of encirclement.

Director: Stipe Delic | Stars: Richard Burton, Ljuba Tadic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Irene Papas

Votes: 1,243

13. The Dervish and Death (1974)

105 min | Drama

Ahmet Nurudin is a dervish and head of the Islamic monastery of the Mevlevi order in Sarajevo. He is a personification of morale and dogmatic belief, everything that Muslim religion of the ... See full summary »

Director: Zdravko Velimirovic | Stars: Vojislav Miric, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Boris Dvornik, Olivera Katarina

Votes: 230

14. The Assassination at Sarajevo (1975)

R | 111 min | Drama, History

Historical depiction of the events preceding the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo, June 28, 1914. A World War would... See full summary »

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Florinda Bolkan, Maximilian Schell, Irfan Mensur

Votes: 186

15. The Rat Savior (1976)

80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A poor writer discovers that a species of rats has banded together to impersonate humans and supplant them unnoticed, in a manner reminiscent of the transformations in Eugene Ionesco's ... See full summary »

Director: Krsto Papic | Stars: Ivica Vidovic, Mirjana Majurec, Relja Basic, Fabijan Sovagovic

Votes: 629

16. Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)

116 min | Drama, Romance, War

Three young men - a Croat, an Italian, and a Jew - are the best friends in pre-WW2 Dubrovnik. When their country is occupied by Nazis and their cronies, the idyllic city becomes a place of ... See full summary »

Director: Lordan Zafranovic | Stars: Frano Lasic, Milan Strljic, Tanja Poberznik, Boris Kralj

Votes: 675

17. The Man to Kill (1979)

105 min | Fantasy, History

After the murder of the Russian Emperor Peter III, who was succeeded by Empress Catherine, Satan decides that the balance between good and evil on Earth has been destabilized. In order to ... See full summary »

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Zvonimir Crnko, Vladimir Popovic, Charles Millot, Ranko Kovacevic

Votes: 204

18. Poseban tretman (1980)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

Dr. Ilic works in the hospital for compulsory treatment of alcoholics. By conducting his own "special treatment" through physical exercises, apple eating, the healing effects of listening ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Paskaljevic | Stars: Ljuba Tadic, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic, Dusica Zegarac, Milena Dravic

Votes: 483

19. Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young ... See full summary »

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Slavko Stimac, Slobodan Aligrudic, Ljiljana Blagojevic, Mira Banjac

Votes: 5,157

20. Miris dunja (1982)

97 min | Drama, Romance, War

Thanks to his friendliness towards Nazis, Sarajevo businessman is more and more rich during WW2. However, his infatuation towards the Jewish girl will cause his demise.

Director: Mirza Idrizovic | Stars: Mustafa Nadarevic, Ljiljana Blagojevic, Irfan Mensur, Izet Hajdarhodzic

Votes: 110

21. Veliki transport (1983)

134 min | Action, Drama, War

This WW2 epic was one of the last movies of that kind made in former Yugoslavia. It tells the true story of great transport of Partizans from Vojvodina to Bosnia in 1943.

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: James Franciscus, Steve Railsback, Edward Albert, Helmut Berger

Votes: 112

22. The End of War (1984)

93 min | Drama, Thriller, War

As WW2 comes to an end in the former Yugoslavia, a man without an arm and his young son are on a mission. Their goal is to find and kill five members of the fascist militia who had tortured... See full summary »

Director: Dragan Kresoja | Stars: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Marko Ratic, Gorica Popovic, Neda Arneric

Votes: 111

23. When Father Was Away on Business (1985)

R | 136 min | Drama

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. A careless remark about the newspaper ... See full summary »

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Moreno D'E Bartolli, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Mirjana Karanovic, Mustafa Nadarevic

Votes: 7,945 | Gross: $0.02M

Nominated

24. Happy New Year (1986)

125 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

The story of two brothers of different orientation and fate. The drama takes place in an atmosphere of tension and fear, during the conflict of Yugoslav Communist Party with the Stalinism, ... See full summary »

Director: Stole Popov | Stars: Svetozar Cvetkovic, Meto Jovanovski, Vladislava Milosavljevic, Aco Djorcev

Votes: 182

25. Reflections (1987)

102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

Piano teacher is deeply traumatised by the events of his childhood, as well as by political oppression in his youth. Decades later, all those traumas lead to carnage.

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Mustafa Nadarevic, Anica Dobra, Milorad Mandic-Manda, Bogdan Diklic

Votes: 848

26. Zivot sa stricem (1988)

116 min | Drama

It's the end of the 1980s, and Martin is being asked from his dying uncle Stipan to bury him with the presence of priest. Martin remembers the way they lost the contact in 1951 - Stipan ... See full summary »

Director: Krsto Papic | Stars: Davor Janjic, Alma Prica, Miodrag Krivokapic, Branislav Lecic

Votes: 259

27. Time of the Gypsies (1988)

R | 142 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Davor Dujmovic, Bora Todorovic, Ljubica Adzovic, Husnija Hasimovic

Votes: 22,312 | Gross: $0.28M

28. Time of Miracles (1989)

98 min | Drama

September 1945. The village school was burned down in a fire and the new communist authorities get into the church, hanging the flag of the Communist Party and overpaint frescoes. But, frescoes each time miraculously returned.

Director: Goran Paskaljevic | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Dragan Maksimovic, Mirjana Karanovic, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic

Votes: 365

29. The Original of the Forgery (1991)

117 min | Drama

The plot lasts from 1945 until today's day. Pavle, Stojan and Dragisa, the three war friends are taking different positions within the society immediately after the war. Pavle, a former war... See full summary »

Director: Dragan Kresoja | Stars: Lazar Ristovski, Dragan Nikolic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Snezana Bogdanovic

Votes: 181



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