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Directed by:
Emir Kusturica

Released on October 12 of 1996 in the USA, "Underground" (also known as "Il était une fois un pays", "Once Upon a Time There Was a Country", "Bila jednom jedna zemlja") is a Drama/Comedy film directed by Emir Kusturica , starring Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac, Ernst Stötzner and Srdjan Todorovic.

Who directed "Underground":

Underground was directed by Emir Kusturica, a Bosnian actor, director, writer, and producer.

Before Underground, Emir Kusturica had directed Arizona Dream, released in 1993, Dom za vesanje (1988), Sjecas li se Dolly Bell (1981). Since, he directed Crna macka, beli macor, released in 1998.

When was "Underground" released:

Underground was initally released in the United States on Saturday, October 12, 1996.. This was twenty-three (23) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 08, 1996 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, October 12, 1997 in Canada; Thursday, May 25, 1995 in France; Thursday, November 23, 1995 in Germany; Wednesday, January 24, 1996 in Spain; Tuesday, December 26, 1995 in Australia and on Saturday, April 20, 1996 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Underground":

At the casting of Underground we find Miki Manojlovic, previously seen in Tito i ja (1992) and Samo jednom se ljubi (1981); Lazar Ristovski (Tito i ja (1992)); Mirjana Jokovic (Eversmile, New Jersey (1989)) [ more... ]

  • Dragan Nikolic and Miki Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski also worked together in Tito i ja, released in 1992.

What is the Storyline of "Underground":

The film follows three characters through Yugoslavia's history, from World War II to the Cold War and finally the Yugoslav wars.

The film opens in Belgrade in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 6, 1941 as two roguish bon vivants Blacky and Marko head home following a night of hard drinking. Serenaded by a brass orchestra, they shout salutes to Marko's brother Ivan, who is lame and has a stutter. He takes care of animals at the city's zoo. The pair arrive at Blacky's house, where they [...]

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