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Director  Zdravko Velimirovic
Genre  Drama
Country  Yugoslavia
7.2/10 IMDb

Music director  Zoran Hristic
Duration  
Language  Serbo-Croatian
Death and the Dervish (film) movie poster
Release date  1974 (1974)
Writer  Borislav Mihajlovic-Mihiz, Mesa Selimovic (novel), Zdravko Velimirovic
Cast  Voja Miric (Derviš Ahmed Nurudin), Velimir 'Bata' Živojinović (Muselim), Boris Dvornik (Hasan Dželevdžija), Olivera Katarina (Kadinica), Špela Rozin, Faruk Begolli (Mula Jusuf)
Similar movies  Malcolm X, In the Land of Blood and Honey, The Kolaborator, The Siege, Behind Enemy Lines, Gandhi

The Dervish and Death (Serbo-Croatian: ''Derviš i smrt'') is a 1974 Yugoslav film directed by Zdravko Velimirović based on the novel of the same name by Meša Selimović.

The film won Silver Arena (as second best film) and four Golden Arena awards at the 1974 Pula Film Festival, the Yugoslav national film awards festival, including Best Director (Zdravko Velimirović), Best Supporting Actor (Abdurrahman Shala), Best Cinematography (Nenad Jovičić) and Best Production Design (Vlastimir Gavrik).

It was also Yugoslavia's submission to the 47th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Cast

  • Voja Mirić as Ahmed Nurudin (the Dervish)
  • Boris Dvornik as Hassan, his friend
  • Bata Živojinović as Muselim
  • Faruk Begolli as Mullah Yusuf
  • Veljko Mandic as Kara Zaim
  • Olivera Katarina as Kadinica
  • Dragomir Felba as Hadzi Sinanudin
  • Pavle Vujisić as Mufti
  • References

    Death and the Dervish (film) Wikipedia
    Death and the Dervish (film) IMDb Death and the Dervish (film) themoviedb.org


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