The Border Post (Karaula)
The Border Post (Karaula) (2006)

Emir Hadzihafisbegovic stars in Croatian writer-director Rajko Grlic's madcap farce Border Post (AKA Karaula) as Lt. Pasic, a soldier in the Yugoslav army stationed on the border between Albania and Macedonia, circa 1987. Constantly… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2006
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The script is fresh and accessible -- even for folks who don't know Croatia from Cambodia -- and it is put over by solid acting and direction.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Told as a carefree series of serio-comic encounters, recalling the spirit of Catch-22, and as such it's no surprise that that film flirts with inconsequentiality.

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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

Rajko Grlic's film is a sometimes wistful, sometimes farcical comedy, in the honorable Eastern European tradition, set along the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the halcyon days of 1987.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

First and foremost, what good comedies require are credible characters, which this film doesn't have.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Border Post is a profane and playful military drama about boredom, duty and the consequences of reckless lust.

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