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Bosnian film director Emir Kusturica (b. 1954)

Bosnian film director Emir Kusturica (b. 1954), © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Bosnian film director Emir Kusturica (b. 1954)
Description:Young Emir Kusturica, with short hair and without a beard, in front of a building.
Comment:Kusturica is a filmmaker, actor and musician (with the band ‘The No Smoking Orchestra’). He has twice won the Palme d’Or at Cannes: for ‘Otac na službenom putu’ (When father was away on business, 1985), and for ‘Podzemlje’ (Underground, 1995). He is a colourful and controversial character and was baptized into the Serbian Orthodox Church in 2005.
Date:Not before 1980, Not after 1990
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 547 Night Clubs and Cabarets
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Kusturica_Emir
Editor:Karl Kaser