|Directed by||Miroslav Lekić|
|Produced by||Bojan Maljević
|Written by||Miroslav Lekić
|Based on||Nož, a novel
by Vuk Drašković
|Music by||Toma Babović
|Edited by||Branislav Milošević|
|Distributed by||Monte Royal Pictures|
|Running time||135 min.|
|Country||FR of Yugoslavia|
The Dagger (Serbian: Нож, Nož; which means Knife) is a 1999 Serbian war drama film directed by Miroslav Lekić. The film was written by Miroslav Lekić, Slobodan Stanojević and Igor Bojović. The plot is based on Vuk Drašković's novel of the same name. The story follows the life of Ilija Jugović/Alija Osmanovic and depicts the horror and absurdity of ethnic partitions.
In 1999, the film was screened at the 13th Montenegro Film Festival, and gained five featured awards. The film also earned the “Fipresci Award” for Directing, five acting awards in the Niš Film Festival and the “Crystal Star” at the Brussels Film Festival.
- Žarko Laušević : Alija Osmanovic / Ilija Jugovic
- Bojana Maljević : Milica Jankovic
- Aleksandar Berček : Halil 'Sikter' Efendija
- Ljiljana Blagojević : Rabija Osmanovic
- Petar Božović : Sabahudin Aga / Atifaga Tanovic
- Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic : Nicifor Jugovic
- Nikola Kojo : Milan Vilenjak
- Svetozar Cvetković : Selim Osmanovic
- Josif Tatić : Kemal Osmanovic
- Dragan Nikolić : Hodza
- Dragan Maksimović : Zulfikar
- "13. filmski festival". Montenegro Film Festival. Freshidea. 1999. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
- "The Dagger". Monte Royal. © Monte Royal Pictures International. 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
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