When Father Was Away on Business Movie Review 1985

Information and Film Reviews for When Father Was Away on Business the Movie

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Set in 1950s Yugoslavia. A family must take care of itself when the father is sent to jail for philandering with a woman desired by a Communist Party offical. The moving story of the family's day-to-day survival is seen largely through the eyes of the father's six-year-old son, who believes dad is "away on business." In Yugoslavian with English subtitles.

Distribution

Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS
Running time 144 minutes.
Originally from Yugoslavian.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Childhood Visions, Red Scare, Period Piece: 1950s, Family Drama
Screenplay
Abdullah Sidran
Cast
Moreno D'E Bartolli, Miki (Predrag) Manojlovic, Mirjana Karanovic
Cinematography
Vilko Filac
Director
Emir Kusturica
Music
Zoran Simjanovic
Producer
Cannon Films

Awards

Cannes 1985: Film.

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