When Father Was Away On Business

Directed by Emir Kusturica

Year: 1985
Running Time: 135
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Country: Yugoslavia
Language: Serbo-Croatian w/English subtitles [audio]

When Father Was Away On Business

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Directed by Emir Kusturica


In the tumultuous 1950's, as Yugoslavia resists the pressures of Stalinism, a young boy narrates the story of his family's troubled world. Mesha (Miki Manojlovic), a minor party official in Yugoslavia has been sent away to the mines for fooling around with a voluptuous communist party official. The drama unfolds through the eyes of Mesha's six-year-old naive son, Malik, who thinks Papa is away on business. An acclaimed political satire by director Emir Kusturica.

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"a POIGNANT EXUBERANT story." - Time Magazine

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