A great circus full of tragicomic satire, UNDERGROUND is a visionary masterpiece where hope, laughter and the joy of living overcome the difficulties of survival. In the midst of war, Marko and Blacky - two opportunistic buddies sharing a spirited lust for women, booze and madcap brawling - attain riches and heroic praise dealing arms to the war's resistance fighters. When things get too hot, they move into an intricate cellar packed with refugees whom Marko encourages to manufacture the contraband. With Blacky convinced the should remain hidden in the cellar until the war ends, Marko conspires to leave him there as she grows richer from the toils of the people living underground. Over fifteen years pass before a web of lies unfolds and Blacky emerges from the shelter to seek his revenge.

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Underground (1995)

Unrated

War/Drama/Comedy · 2h 50m · 4/1/1995

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Let the wild life of politics begin.

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A great circus full of tragicomic satire, UNDERGROUND is a visionary masterpiece where hope, laughter and the joy of living overcome the difficulties of survival. In the midst of war, Marko and Blacky - two opportunistic buddies sharing a spirited lust for women, booze and madcap brawling - attain riches and heroic praise dealing arms to the war's resistance fighters. When things get too hot, they move into an intricate cellar packed with refugees whom Marko encourages to manufacture the contraband. With Blacky convinced the should remain hidden in the cellar until the war ends, Marko conspires to leave him there as she grows richer from the toils of the people living underground. Over fifteen years pass before a web of lies unfolds and Blacky emerges from the shelter to seek his revenge.

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Status

Released

Languages

German, French, English, Russian

Countries

France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, United Kingdom, United States

Production Company

CiBy 2000

Budget

$14,000,000

Revenue

$171,082
Cast
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Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic

Marko / Actor playing Marko (as Miki Manojlovic)
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Lazar Ristovski

Crni (Blacky) / Actor playing Blacky
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Mirjana Jokovic

Natalija / Actress playing Natalija
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Slavko Stimac

Ivan
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Ernst Stötzner

Franz / Actor playing Franz
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Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic

Jovan (as Srdjan Todorovic)
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Mirjana Karanovic

Vera
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Milena Pavlovic

Jelena
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Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic

Deda (as Bata Stojkovic)
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Bora Todorovic

Golub
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Davor Dujmovic

Bata
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Nele Karajlic

Falling Gypsy (as Dr. Nele Karajlic)
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Branislav Lecic

Mustafa
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Dragan Nikolic

Film Director
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Erol Kadic

Janez
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Predrag Zagorac

Tomislav
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Hark Bohm

Dr. Strasse
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Petar Kralj

Dr. Mirkovic
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Emir Kusturica

Arms dealer
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Pierre Spengler

Russian Driver
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Branko Cvejic

Captain
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Josif Tatic

Police Inspector
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Zdena Hurtocakova

Fat Lady
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Tatjana Kecman

Script (as Tanja Kecman)
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Albena Stavreva

Girl from the Tunnel
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Elizabeta Djorevska

Woman Prompter
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Peter Mountain

Officer
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Mirsad Tuka

Investigator
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Batica Nikalic

Investigator
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Desa Biogradlija

Lady in the Theatre Box
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Zoran Miljkovic

Partisan
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Rick Dano

Partisan
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Radovan Markovic

Commando
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Miodrag Dordevic

Assistant Director
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Danica Zdravic

Boat Dancer
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Stojan Sotirov

Driver in Tunnel
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Aleksandra Por

Make up artist (making movie about popara crni) (as Aleksandra Andjelkovic)
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Zeljko Mitrovic

Pavle
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Anja Popovic

Mustafa's Girl
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Svetlana Sretenovic

Novinarka (as Svetlana Lazarevic)
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Marko Stanic

Old Man in Theatre Box
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Dragoljub Vojnov

The Psychiatrist (scenes deleted)
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Hafez al-Assad

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Yasser Arafat

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Leonid Brezhnev

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Nicolae Ceausescu

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Andrei Gromyko

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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King Hussein

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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King Olav V

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Predrag Milinkovic

Mister I (uncredited)
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Dragoljub Milosavljevic-Gula

Mister II (uncredited)
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Walter Mondale

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Branko Petkovic

Konobar (uncredited)
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Prince Philip

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Helmut Schmidt

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Ed Schreyer

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Margaret Thatcher

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Josip Broz Tito

Self (reviews troops, dances, funeral) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Kurt Waldheim

Self (at funeral of Tito) (archive footage) (uncredited)
Crew
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Emir Kusturica

Director
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Dusan Kovacevic

Writer
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Emir Kusturica

Writer
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Karl Baumgartner

Producer
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Vilko Filac

Cinematograpy
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Branka Ceperac

Editor
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Goran Bregovic

Music
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Marko Rodic

Sound
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Miljen Kreka Kljakovic

Art
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Underground

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/20/1997

Disc Title Front Cover

Underground

(DVD)

6/20/1997

Disc Title Front Cover

Underground

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

2/20/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Underground

(DVD)

2/20/2018

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