Underground

A great circus full of tragicomic satire, Underground is a visionary masterpiece where hope, laughter and the joy of living overcome the difficulties of survival.In the midst... Read more

Underground

Directed by Emir Kusturica

Year: 1995
Running Time: 170
Color Type: Color
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Underground

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Directed by Emir Kusturica


A great circus full of tragicomic satire, Underground is a visionary masterpiece where hope, laughter and the joy of living overcome the difficulties of survival.

In the midst of war, Marko and Blacky - two opportunistic buddies sharing a spirited lust for women, booze and madcap brawling - attain riches and heroic praise dealing arms to the war's resistance fighters. When things get too hot, they move into an intricate cellar packed with refugees whom Marko encourages to manufacture the contraband. With Blacky convinced he should remain hidden in the cellar until the war ends, Marko conspires to leave him there as he grows richer from the toils of the people living underground.

Over fifteen years pass before a web of lies unfolds and Blacky emerges from the shelter to seek his revenge.

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Venue City Date
Austin Film Society Austin 15328368007/29, 8/1
Cinema 21 Portland 1523592000April 13 - April 19, 2018
Gene Siskel Film Center Chicago 15176340002/3, 2/5, 2/7
International Film Series - Univ of Colorado, Boulder Boulder 1517202000January 29, 2018


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