Gori vatra (Fuse)
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Bosnian filmmaker Pjer Zalica makes his feature debut as a writer/director with the dark comedy Gori Vatra (Fuse). It's post-war peacetime during the late '90s in the Bosnian town of Tesanj and the townsfolk are busy preparing for a visit from President Bill Clinton. The town has become overrun with corruption due to the years of war, but they work together over a few days to pretend that everything looks fine from the outside. Crooked cop Mugdim (Izudin Bajrovic) and gangster Velija (Senad Basic) keep the town running with an organized crime scheme; Velija has to pretend that his… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Featured in the New Directors/New Films series, this droll, soulful comedy-drama tells us that after the smoke clears, life goes on."
‑ Elvis Mitchell, New York Times
"Fuse is a clever political drama that shows how difficult it is for a small town to reinvent itself over a seven day period."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"This is an engaging, enjoyable film. The acting is utterly convincing and the plot so tight you could bounce things on it."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"There have been so many war movies recently. Fuse is a peace movie. It is a film that allows viewers to visualize peace."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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