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05.03, - 20:30, Cinema House
10.03, - 11:00, Cinema House
11.03, - 23:00, Cinema House
18.03, - 13:30, Lumiere
Director:  Radivoje Andric
Cinematography:  Dusan Joksimovic
Screenplay:  Miroslav Momcilovic
Producer:  Milko Josifov , Zoran Cvijanovic
Music:  Vasil Hadzimanov
Cast:  Sergej Trifunovic , Marija Karan , Boris Milivojevic , Nikola Vujovic , Gordan Kicic , Nebojsa Glogovac , Nikola Djuricko
Production:  Yodi Movie Craftsmen
International distribution:  Yodi Movie Craftsmen
Balkan Films Showcase
A Wonderful Night in Split
Beneath Her Window
Dear Enemy
How I Killed a Saint
Perfect Circle
The Pharaoh
Waiting for the Clouds
When I Grow Up, I'll Be a Kangaroo

WHEN I GROW UP, I'LL BE A KANGAROO
KAD PORASTEM BICU KENGUR
WHEN I GROW UP, I'LL BE A KANGAROO
Serbia and Montenegro, 2004, 80 min, color

A funny and cheerful film about despair its not that great philosophical despair of the Russian writers, nor is it existentialism; rather, it is the sort of everyday domestic despair we all know so well. The characters in this film fight against it, each in their own way some with love, some expecting a big win at the betting shop and some find salvation in total surrender. As one of the characters says, I profit the most when I do nothing. I have no income, but no expenses either.

Young people live in their own, small, infantile world, in a bleak development of high-rise apartment buildings in Belgrade. They drink, swear, smoke dope and waste time. Theyre at the point when their youth runs out and they havent achieved anything in their lives. Theyre occupied with peripheral matters and even when they try to make changes in their lives, they do it in the wrong way. They are waiting for something to wrest them out of their torpor, without realizing that life and spiritual well-being are not things that come as a gift but are something which must be worked at. The characters are full of virtues, including one that is rare in this part of the world: theyre honestly happy about the success of other people.

RADIVOJE ANDRIC
Bosnian director, born in 1967 in Sarajevo. He staged a Danilo Kish play in an amateur theatre production. He has worked as an assistant director for over 10 years. His most important films include Savior, produced by Oliver Stone, and Sky Hook by Ljubisa Samardzic. He has been making documentaries since 1997. His first feature, Three Palms for Two Punks and a Babe, received awards at almost every Yugoslav film festival.
1998  Three Palms For Two Punks And A Babe
2001  Thunderbirds!
2004  WHEN I GROW UP, I'LL BE A KANGAROO
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