This videoclip comes from the movie Honor Lap of the Marathon
Runners by Slobodan Sijan.
It is based on the script by Dusan Kovacevic. The story is set
in the mid-thirties in a small Serbian
town where the local undertakers, the Topalovic family, tries
to open a crematorium and confronts their business-partner, the
town mobster, Bili Piton. Bili's daughter of questionable morale
Kristina is sought by the youngest Topalovic Mirko for marriage..
Dusan Kovacevic accurately portrays the mentality of the time
and place, especially the patriarchal order of society which
is even more emphasized by the fact that among six
generations of Topalovics there are no women. Kovacevic's witty
text makes this movie seem more of a hilarious comedy than an
of Slavic Languages and Literatures
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