Cinema of Yugoslavia
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The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia had an internationally acclaimed film industry. Yugoslavia submitted many films to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, six of which were nominated. Film companies included Jadran film from Zagreb, SR Croatia; Avala film from Belgrade, SR Serbia; Sutjeska film and Studio film from Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina; Zeta film from Budva, SR Montenegro; Vardar film and Makedonija film from Skopje, SR Macedonia, Triglav Film from Ljubljana, SR Slovenia and others.
Prominent male actors included Danilo Stojković, Ljuba Tadić, Bekim Fehmiu, Fabijan Šovagović, Mustafa Nadarević, Bata Živojinović, Boris Dvornik, Ljubiša Samardžić, Dragan Nikolić and Rade Šerbedžija, while Milena Dravić, Neda Arnerić, Mira Furlan and Ena Begović were notable actresses. Acclaimed film directors included: Emir Kusturica, Dušan Makavejev, Goran Marković, Lordan Zafranović, Goran Paskaljević, Živojin Pavlović and Hajrudin Krvavac. Many Yugoslav films featured eminent foreign actors such as Orson Welles and Yul Brynner in the Academy Award nominated The Battle of Neretva, and Richard Burton in Sutjeska. Also, many foreign films were shot on locations in Yugoslavia including domestic crews, such as Force 10 from Navarone starring Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw and Franco Nero, Armour of God starring Jackie Chan, as well as Escape from Sobibor starring Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacuła and Rutger Hauer. Pula Film Festival was a notable film festival.
Partisan film is a subgenre of war films, made in Yugoslavia during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. In the broadest sense, main characteristics of partisan films are that they are set in Yugoslavia during World War II and have partisans as main protagonists, while antagonists are Axis forces and their collaborators. Outside Yugoslavia, Partisan films were especially popular in China.
- Battle of Neretva
- Battle of Sutjeska
- Walter Defends Sarajevo
- Do You Remember Dolly Bell?
- Ko to tamo peva
- Lude godine
- The Marathon Family
- Time of the Gypsies
- Tko pjeva zlo ne misli
- When Father Was Away on Business
- I Even Met Happy Gypsies
- Kelly's Heroes
- Captain America (1990 film)
- Armour of God
- A Corpse Hangs in the Web
- Le Prix du Danger
- High Road to China
- Transylvania 6-5000 (1985 film)
- Genghis Khan (1965 film)
- The Trial (1962 film)
- W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism
- The Long Ships (film)
- Taras Bulba (1962 film)
- Escape from Sobibor
- Score (film)
- Old Shatterhand (film)
- Winnetou film series
- Man and Beast
- Destination Death
- Cinema of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Cinema of Croatia
- Cinema of the Republic of Macedonia
- Cinema of Montenegro
- Cinema of Serbia
- Cinema of Slovenia
- Daniel J. Goulding (2002). Liberated Cinema: The Yugoslav Experience, 1945-2001. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-34210-4.
- Anikó Imre (7 August 2012). A Companion to Eastern European Cinemas. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 220–. ISBN 978-1-118-29435-2.
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