When Father Was Away On Business (DVD)

Directed by Emir Kusturica

Year: 1985
Running Time: 135
UPC: 7 41952 30459 3
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Country: Yugoslavia
Language: Serbo-Croatian w/English subtitles [audio]
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When Father Was Away On Business (DVD)

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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.

DVD Extras Include:

• Interview with director Emir Kusturica

• Photo gallery

"a POIGNANT EXUBERANT story." - Time Magazine

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