Film. Život je cudo (Life is a Miracle)


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  • Host Department: Center for European Studies
  • Date: 04/18/2013
  • Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

  • Location: Helmut Stern Auditorium, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 S. State.

  • Life is a Miracle
  • Description:

    Emir Kusturica, director. In Serbo-Croatian with English subtitles (155 min., 2004).

    A blend of bawdy humor and romance, set against the turbulent backdrop of the Bosnian War of the early ’90s. When the conflict breaks out, the life of mild-mannered Serbian railwayman Luka is turned upside down as his neurotic opera-singing wife runs off with a musician and his son Milos is called up to fight and is subsequently captured. A plan is hatched to exchange Milos for a hostage—an attractive young Muslim nurse, whom Luka is assigned to guard—but in the midst of the chaos around him, Luka falls in love with his captive.