Vukovar Movie Review 1994

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Vukovar is a Croat town just across the Danube river from Serbia, in the former Yugoslavia, where different ethnic groups had managed to coexist peacefully. When Croatian Anna (Jokovic) marries her childhood sweetheart, the Serbian Toma (Isakovic), however, their celebration is marred by nationalist demonstrations. Soon Anna's pregnant, Toma has been drafted, and the town comes under siege, with Tomas' parents fleeing, Anna's family killed in a bombing, and Ann herself struggling to survive. Film was condemned by the Croatian government as pro-Serbian propaganda though director Draskovic, a Serbian whose parents are Croatian and Bosnian, strove to be nonpartisan. Serbo-Croatian with subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 94 minutes.
Originally from Yugoslavian.

Cast and Crew

Anti-War War Movies, Marriage, Bosnia, Survival, Rape
Boro Draskovic, Maja Draskovic
Mirjana Jokovic, Boris Isakovic, Monica Romic
Aleksandar Petkovic
Boro Draskovic
Danka Muzdeka Mandzuka, Steven North, Dan Films, Tara Releasing, Boulevard Films

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