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St. George Shoots the Dragon (2009)

Sveti Georgije ubiva azdahu (original title)
The Kingdom of Serbia, as part of the Balkan League, battling the remaining Turkish occupiers during the First Balkan War in 1912 and outbreak of World War I in 1914 and the crucial Battle ... See full summary »

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The Kingdom of Serbia, as part of the Balkan League, battling the remaining Turkish occupiers during the First Balkan War in 1912 and outbreak of World War I in 1914 and the crucial Battle of Cer, the first allied victory in World War I. The village is deeply divided between able-bodied men that are potential army recruits and the many disabled veterans from the previous Balkan wars; there is bitter animosity between the two groups, who do not intermingle much with each other even though they live in the same village. Written by lament

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11 March 2009 (Serbia)  »

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St. Georges tire sur le dragon  »

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Serbia's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »

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Version of St. George and the Dragon (1910) See more »

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Impressive war story told with some dark humor and so real A+
23 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

I was very impressed with how this story was told, it is plain, crude but real. This is what Serbia looked like at the dawn of 20th century. I understand the language so it is much easier to get the full story and understand the humor than it is to watch this with English subtitles. Many wars, suffering and simple life's are well shown in this movie. For me scenes of Serbian Captain swearing in the battle field and his crazy personalty was the best part of this movie. I watched it twice, it was that good. If you understand the humor it is even better (it is dark humor). At the end I will remember this movie as one of the better Serbian war movies.


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