Underground

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A COUNTRY
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Format:  DVD  (3 Discs)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Run Time: 8 hours, 17 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 20, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Kino Classics
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Once Upon a Time There Was a Country
    • Six-Part TV version of Underground (327 minutes)
    • Booklet essay by Giorgio Bertellini, author of the monograph Emir Kusturica
    • Shooting Days - 1996 Documentary on the making of Underground
    • Behind-the scenes footage
    • Trailer Interviews with cast and crew
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - Croatian
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - Croatian
    • Subtitles - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Cannes 1995 - Palme d'Or

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh86%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 35

Upright96%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 20,794
A triumph of mise en scene mated to a comic vision that keeps topping its own hyperbole. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Sep 23, 2014
Rating: 5/5 -- Brilliant, outrageous filmmaking. Underground is touching, hilarious, and new.
F5 (Wichita, KS)
Jun 29, 2004
Underground is a bizarre, often repellent anti-war parable that takes forever to state the obvious but hits some scattered high notes on the way. Full Review
AV Club
Sep 23, 2014
...Kusturica's ideas and images are undeniably potent...
Sight and Sound
Mar 1, 1996
Rating: 4/4 -- Kusturica takes us from wacky farce to harrowing grief to lyrical fantasy to bloody horror. To ignore any side of Underground is to do it injustice. Full Review
Chicago Tribune
Sep 23, 2014
A brave attempt to make art out of horror, sense out of chaos. Full Review
Independent on Sunday
Nov 30, 2017
Rating: 4/5 -- Acknowledged as the Bosnian director Emir Kusturica's masterpiece, Underground is a hallucinogenic comic romp through Yugoslavia's troubled history over 50 years.
Times (UK)
Mar 24, 2016

Product Description:

A surreal, absurd mix of politics, sex, fantasty, black comedy and brutality that has been widely hailed as one of the decade's most exhilerating cinematic efforts. During World War II, a pair of friends in the Serb resistance hide in an intricate cellar. Years later, the war is over but the lies and deceptions continue. Winner of the award for Best Film at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

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  • Sales Rank: 128,211
  • UPC: 738329208851
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