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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Serbian film director Aleksandar ‘Saša’ Petrović (1929–1994)

Serbian film director Aleksandar ‘Saša’ Petrović (1929–1994), © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Serbian film director Aleksandar ‘Saša’ Petrović (1929–1994)
Description:Aleksandar ‘Saša’ Petrović at a reception in the company of two women. Petrović and the women are smiling and holding glasses in their hands.
Comment:Petrović was one of Europe’s leading directors of the 1960s and one of the major figures of a wave of critical Yugoslav films in the 1960s and early 1970s. In 1973, he was dismissed from the Belgrade film academy after being accused of holding anti-communist views.
Date:Not before 1965, Not after 1975
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Petrovic_Aleksandar
Editor:Karl Kaser