Zavet (Promise Me This)
Zavet (Promise Me This) (2007)

A young man attempts to fulfill the last wish of his dying grandfather in director Emil Kusturica's quirky romantic comedy Just outside of Belgrade, a man named Tsane (Uros Milovanovic) lives on a remote hilltop with his grandfather… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 26, 2007
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Robert Koehler

The likeliest reason this film was included in the Palme d'Or lineup was as a nod during Cannes' 60th birthday to the two-time Palme winner; it only serves to underline how far the helmer of When Father Was Away on Business has sunk.

James Rocchi

Promise Me This is bold and bright and loud, but it's schizophrenically divided -- too cartoony to take seriously, too violent to just laugh at.

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Boyd van Hoeij

Newcomers and big fans of Kusturica's comedies should book first-row seats (even though Zavet completely misses the emotional resonance or satire of his best films), while returning visitors should opt for the cheap seats.

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"Zavet" (Завет, "the testament") or English title "Promise Me This" is a… More