A father and his dutiful teenage son hustle as best they can in their dive by the Danube in a futile attempt to raise money to pay back the local don after a con deal goes awry. The adventures of small-time gypsies in a Yugoslav village whose two rival families get caught up in dizzying confusions of slick deals, arranged marriages and uncertain deaths... English subtitles.
130 minutes, Parental Guidance
Comedy, Romance, On the Art Circuit
Ian Douglas: Interesting for its portrayal of life in that part of the world. However the plot is full of holes and descends into Hollywood slapstick at times. It also takes toilet humour to a new depth when one character literally lands deep in the poo.
Elize Wolvaardt: So-so.
Keith Forbes: See this movie! The best I've seen in a long while. Very funny and refreshingly novel.