Pretty Village, Pretty Flame

TitlePretty Village, Pretty Flame
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsDragojevic, Srdjan
Running Time115 min
Date Released05/1996
DistributorU.G.C. Worldwide Distribution
Publication Languageserbian, english

Two childhood friend find themselves on opposite sides during the Bosnian War. Loosely based on real events, Halil and his fellow Muslim soldiers have trapped Serbs, including his old friend Milan, within the Tunnel of Brotherhood and Unity. As children, Milan and Halil feared vengeful ogres lived in the tunnel connecting Zagreb and Belgrade. During the tunnel stalemate, Milan and Halil witness the violence, desperation, and futility of war, unleashing their childhood fears onto themselves and their societies. 


Dragan Bjelogrlić

Nikola Kojo

Bata Živojinovć

Zoran Cvijanović


Directed by Srđan Dragojević

Produced by Dragan Bjelogrlić, Goran Bjelogrlić, Milko Josifov, and Nikola Kojo

Written by Vanja Bulić, Srđan Dragojević, Biljana Maksić, and Nikola Pejaković

Music by Aleksandar Habić and Laza Ristovski

Cinematography by Dušan Joksimović

Edited by Petar Marković


Comedy, Drama, War

Original Publication Лепа села лепо горе
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