Crna macka, beli macor (Black Cat, White Cat) 1999

Crna macka, beli macor

Critics Consensus

Rambling and eccentric, Emir Kusturica's comedy captures the life and energy of the Gypsy family at the heart of the tale.

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Movie Info

When gypsy grifter Matko (Bajram Severdzan) is abruptly swindled by his own partner, he is unable to pay the large debt he suddenly owes. As an alternative form of payment, Matko forces his adolescent son Zare (Florijan Ajdini) into an arranged marriage with his partner's midget sister, Afrodita (Salija Ibraimova). However, both Zare and Afrodita find the marriage objectionable, and their attempts to escape the situation lead to a series of unpredictable comic escapades.

Cast & Crew

Bajram Severdzan
Matko Destanov
Florijan Ajdini
Zare Destanov
Srdan Todorovic
Dadan Karambolo
Jasar Destani
Grga Veliki
Maksa Catovic
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Vojislav Aralica
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Dr. Nele Karajlic
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Dejan Sparavalo
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Critic Reviews for Crna macka, beli macor (Black Cat, White Cat)

All Critics (35) | Top Critics (10) | Fresh (29) | Rotten (6)

  • As with some of Fellini's late works, the energy and inventiveness, not to mention the juicy vulgarity, are so consistent in Black Cat, White Cat that you feel you can slice into the material at almost any point.

    April 10, 2012 | Full Review…
  • A colorful, frenetic mixture of slapstick and folklore that stands a good chance of delighting arthouse audiences the world over.

    March 26, 2009

    David Stratton

    Variety
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  • This is storytelling on the hoof, rambling, self-indulgent, but with enough warmth and humour to overcome its own excesses.

    June 24, 2006 | Full Review…
    Time Out
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    March 19, 2002 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
    Globe and Mail
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  • Lacking the emotionally charged metaphors that made Underground something more than a virtuoso Saint Vitus dance, Black Cat, White Catis determined to twist every character into an ideogram for vulgar humanity.

    January 1, 2000
  • Bosnian-born writer-director Emir Kusturica makes raucous films so visually dense they overwhelm. But his characters, freakish or treacherous, come up wonderfully human.

    January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Crna macka, beli macor (Black Cat, White Cat)

  • Jan 30, 2014
    A coke-snorting small-town gangster offers to let a scheming loser out of a debt if his son marries the mobster's daughter. Heavy on plot and with lots of quirky characters, this plays like a script Leonard Elmore might have written if he's been born a Bosnian gypsy.
    Greg S Super Reviewer
  • Jul 23, 2009
    Pretty scenes of the lives of gypsies on the banks of the Danube. More quirky Yugoslavian culture from Kusturica.
    Ross C Super Reviewer
  • Apr 14, 2008
    Crazy gypsys. I just love this one. It makes me happy. Involving arranged marriages, train robberies, old maffiosos with nothing but gold to chew their food with and an amazing soundtrack.
    The M Super Reviewer
  • Mar 02, 2008
    Colourful characters and absurd scenarios, but very enjoyable.
    Wu C Super Reviewer

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