The Inspector carefully walks down the city streets avoiding “danger”. He comes home, washes his feet and reads the newspapers. Suddenly, he sees a fingerprint that starts running. The Inspector follows it… This satirical cartoon about the need for excitement, mystery, suspense and a dynamic life contains all kinds of witty situations and comical details.
Nedeljko Dragić is one of Yugoslavia’s foremost animation artists. This film is a visual diary of a visit to the United States, for which he has transformed his impressions into a rapidly flowing, semi-abstract series of images. He has created a nightmarish vision, with certain ideas, such as the pace and superficiality of life, technological and economic power and ostentatious advertising, predominating. In his somewhat sardonic comment on American values the more innocent images of the past, like the love-sick mouse chasing a cat and the small figure of Chaplin’s little tramp, are few and far between.
The main character of the film is a teenage boy, called Trta who lives with his mother, a prostitute, in a small provincial town. He roams the streets, commits small thefts and soon is sent to Belgrade to a home for juvenile delinquents. There, he is assigned to counselor Žarko who tries to win the boy’s full trust and treat him in a way that is not the practice of the Home. The Home’s authorities are against Žarko’s manner of special treatment, and the conflict is unavoidable.
A Greek-American filmmaker, known simply as «A», returns to his hometown in northern Greece for a screening of his latest controversial film. His real reason for coming back, however, is to track down three long-missing reels of film by Greece’s pioneering Manakia brothers who in the early years of cinema traveled through the Balkans, ignoring national and ethnic strife and recording ordinary people, especially craftsmen, on film. Their images, he believes, hold the key to lost innocence and essential truth, to an understanding of Balkan history.
A dark comedy/western about the showdown of a love couple on hangers, on for adultery. Re-examining the Balkan and Hollywood myths and magic, the movie is set in 1897 and situated around gallows in the Wild West.
Harassed by the day, a man runs away in the evening from people and town. He crawls into his little room to sleep. The dream is bringing him the limitless and quiet spaces of solitude. At last, he is alone and free. But the solitude engenders the fear.
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.
A seductive and ruthless spy in the service of Germany steals state secrets -including the formula for poison gas- from England and France during World War I. British intelligence, in turn, tries to hunt her down.