Zaseda (1969) AKA The Ambush


Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia’s communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what’s right and what’s wrong.

Director: Zivojin Pavlovic.
Writers: Antonije Isakovic (novels), Zivojin Pavlovic (adaptation).
Stars: Milena Dravic, Ivica Vidovic, Severin Bijelic, Slobodan Aligrudic, Pavle Vuisic, Dragomir Felba, Marija Milutinovic, Mirjana Blaskovic, Mirjana Nikolic, Alenka Rancic, Milivoje ‘Mica’ Tomic, Branko Obradovic, Rastislav Jovic, Milorad Majic, Dusan Tadic, Ljubomir Cipranic, Branko Milicevic, Branislav ‘Ciga’ Milenkovic, Gizela Vukovic.


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  1. MDK
    December 8, 2021

    what a movie… it’s very “local” and requires deep insight into local politics around WW2 but, who is into that – few better movies about it out there.
    mind you – this is NOT a “partisan movie” as we used to call them as kids, quite surprisingly – quite the opposite.

  2. Pred Schilich
    December 30, 2023

    Gorgeous “Black Wave” movie.

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