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Otac na Sluzbenom Putu (When Father Was Away on Business) Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
July 25, 2011
This charming saga, winner of the top Cannes Film Fest award, tells the story of one family in Yugoslavia circa the eraly 1950s, when politics invased every aspect of life.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Anton Bitel
June 15, 2007
A beautifully observed, impeccably performed piece of Chekhovian drama in which a boy, his family and society all sleepwalk through the nightmare of Yugoslavia's Titoist reformation.
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 2, 2005
Karanovic turns Kusturica's tendency to make an epic out of everything he touches into something that's worth the agonies of his extended sentimentality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 22, 2004
Offers a revealing glimpse of life in Yugoslavia during the 1950s, a time of political transition.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
April 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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