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Calendar, Night&Day Let That Music Take Me Far Away

Let That Music Take Me Far Away

Hard to say why local punk band La Plebe reminds us so much of Serbian film director Emir Kusturica, but there you go: It does. Although the band — its horn section augmenting muscly bilingual punk party music — is…
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Film, Post-War


Awash in daily news of mass savagery, collective memory grows short. We feel for the women of Afghanistan, but who these days remembers the war widows and rape victims of the 1992-1995 civil war that sent Yugoslavia to hell and…
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Underground Emir Kusturica's Underground -- 50 years of Yugoslav history in 167 minutes -- begins with an hourlong Second World War (antic Serb heroes outfox the Nazis), continues with an hour or so devoted to life in the Tito era…
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