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Who's Singing Over There ?
Koto tamo peva - Slobodan Sijan
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Yougoslavie - 1980 - 1 h 30 mn - Réalisation : Slobodan Sijan - Scénario : Dusan Kovacevic - Image : Bozidar Nikolic - Décor : Veljko Despotovic - Montage : Lana Vukobratovic - Musique : Vogislav Kostic - Interprétation : Paole Vuisic, Dragan Nikolic, Danilo Stojkovic, Aleksander Bercerk, Neda Arneric, Milivoje Tomic, Tasco Nacic -

Centre Rabelais Lundi 5 novembre 1984, 18 h 30
Centre Rabelais Mardi 6 novembre 1984, 14 h 00

On April 5, 1941, men on a country road board Krstic’s bus for Belgrade: two Gypsies who occasionally sing about misery, an aging war vet, a Nazi sympathizer, a dapper singer, a consumptive, and a man with a shotgun. En route they pick up a priest and young newlyweds going to the seaside. Along the way, mis-adventure strikes: a flat tire, a rickety bridge, a farmer who’s plowed the road, a funeral, two feuding families, an army detail, and a lost wallet slow the bus and expose rifts among the travelers. On April 6, amid rumors of war, they reach Belgrade…

Slobodan Sijan

Born in Belgrade in 1946. Film director, artist, writer and film critic. He took a BA in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts and a BA in film directing at the Faculty of Dramatic art. Director of several Serbian block busters, among others Who’s that Singing over there (1980), The Marathon Family (1982), The Strangler (1984), he created TV films and shows and published film essays. His following films are Secret Ingredient (1989) and Poor Little Hamsters (2003) and S.O.S. Save our Souls.