Skip to main content

GUCHA - DISTANT TRUMPET

Germany / Serbia / Bulgaria / Austria, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Jaguar International Panorama)

Director: Milic Dusan

GUCHA - DISTANT TRUMPET

Prvi Igrani Film o Srpskoj Trupi (First movie about Serbian Trumpet) An ambitious young trumpeter, Romeo, falls in love with a freckled maiden, Juliana, whose father also happens to be a trumpeter. The father does not approve of this love match, unimpressed with Romeo's “black” face. The young suitor must stay away unless - on one condition - he can beat the father at the Gucha Trumpet Festival. Marko Markovic, in his debut as Romeo, lets loose in the film's wild musical showdown. He was a soloist and arranger in his father's (Boban Markovic) band, a five-time winner at the real Gucha. Winner of the Audience Award at this year's Sofia Film Festival. “Toe-tapping, tongue-in-cheek… a wickedly fun, lowbrow spoof on Romeo and Juliet satirizing racism while it plays up a storm.” - Variety

D/S Dusan Milic P Karl Baumgartner, Thanassis Karathanos, Goran Radakovic, Aleksandra Milic, Josef Aichholzer, Stefan Kitanov, Emir Kusturica WS The Match Factory L Serbian, Romany w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2006/94mins

See also...

IRINA PALM

Marianne Faithfull is unforgettable as a middle-class, middle-aged frump who takes a job at a sex club. Maggie's small grandson, Olly, will die unless he gets to Australia for an operation that's ... More »

UNTOUCHABLE, THE

The chaotic life force of India sits starkly next to the measured pace of France in Benoit Jacquot's new film, characteristically drawing a line between the inner and outer world of his characters ... More »

ALEXANDRA

“Alexandra presents war for what it is: brutal, crushing, and ugly.” - Variety Filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (The Sun at MIFF 06, Russian Ark) casts an austere gaze over war-torn Chechnya with this ... More »

MEN AT WORK

“Cars pull up, shovels and chain saws are procured, and madness takes over.” - Variety The action is set on a precipice high up in the Iranian mountains. Four men on their way home from a failed ... More »

BELLA

“You want to make God laugh? Tell him your plans.” For José, the memories of his pro soccer career weigh heavy on his shoulders as he slaves in his brother's restaurant in New York City. When ... More »

BOSS OF IT ALL, THE

“Here comes a film. It's a comedy and harmless.” - Lars von Trier When the owner of an IT company decides to sell up, he's forced to wheel out the CEO to seal the deal. The only problem is the ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director