Cabaret Balkan (Bure baruta)
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Goran Paskaljevic directed this French-Yugoslavian-Greek-Macedonian-Turkish comedy-drama about life in contemporary Belgrade. A Cabaret-like emcee introduces a collection of characters seen in the city during a single night: a Bosnian Serb family living in a garage, a middle-aged boxer who kills his best friend, an ex-cop beaten by one of his former victims, a young man attacked by a mob, a former student revolutionary, a VW driver caught in road rage after a minor traffic accident, and an angry young man who hijacks a bus because the driver dawdles over his coffee. The source of the film is a… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 79%

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"Some vignettes work better than others, but their collective effect is nothing short of powerful."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"One of the most powerful movies of 1999."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"It's a message film, saying these kind of horrors happened many times in history before and they will continue to happen if we forget history."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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