Music directorZoran Hristic Duration LanguageSerbo-Croatian
Release date1974 (1974) WriterBorislav Mihajlovic-Mihiz, Mesa Selimovic (novel), Zdravko Velimirovic CastVoja Miric (Derviš Ahmed Nurudin), Velimir 'Bata' Živojinović (Muselim), Boris Dvornik (Hasan Dželevdžija), Olivera Katarina (Kadinica), Špela Rozin, Faruk Begolli (Mula Jusuf) Similar moviesMalcolm 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.