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The Rats Woke Up (1967)

Budjenje pacova (original title)
A lonely man struggles to find the money for his ill sister's treatment while at the same time trying to escape his past and to make sense of the present.

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Zivojin Pavlovic
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic Slobodan 'Cica' Perovic ... Velimir Bamberg (as Slobodan Perovic)
Dusica Zegarac ... Fatalna suseda
Severin Bijelic Severin Bijelic ... Lale ... fotograf
Mirjana Blaskovic Mirjana Blaskovic ... Kurva
Nikola Milic Nikola Milic ... Konobar
Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic Milivoje 'Mica' Tomic ... Milorad (as Mica Tomic)
Pavle Vuisic Pavle Vuisic ... Krmanos (as Pavle Vujisic)
Snezana Lukic Snezana Lukic ... Dobrila
Milan Jelic Milan Jelic ... Student
Alenka Rancic Alenka Rancic ... Zena zaljubljena u Bamberga
Petar Obradovic Petar Obradovic ... Voditelj hora
Gizela Vukovic Gizela Vukovic ... Zena sa sibom i zapreznim kolima
Tomanija Djuricko Tomanija Djuricko ... Zena koja radi u trafici
Vojislav Micovic Vojislav Micovic ... Deda u zapreznim kolima
Ljubomir Cipranic Ljubomir Cipranic ... Pera 'Udba'
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An unsuccessful attempt of a lonely guy to change his pointless life. In search for a job and money he falls in love with a girl next door believing that she will change his life. At the high point of his illusion she walks away with the money he's borrowed from a friend and leaves him even more miserable than he was before they met. Written by nixona

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Country:

Yugoslavia

Language:

Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

26 January 1967 (Yugoslavia) See more »

Also Known As:

Buđenje pacova See more »

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Mono
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Not bad, but extremely boring
27 November 2016 | by Bored_DragonSee all my reviews

I realize that storytelling is not what this movie intended to do, not even characterization, but simply attempt to represent one dark period of our past. And it does it really well. But that does not change the fact that this movie is boring to death. I may be stupid, but for me, this is just one more in the long line of completely redundant accomplishments in YU/Serbian cinematography. Recommendation to those who suffer from insomnia.

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