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Darko Lungulov

Monument to Michael Jackson
(Spomenik Majklu Dzeksonu)

Serbia, Germany, Macedonia, Croatia 2014
In Serbian / English subtitles
95 min
For audicences aged 12 and above

A mild-mannered dreamer's absurd plan to spur tourism in his dying village goes spectacularly awry in Darko Lungulov's "Monument to Michael Jackson," an endearing tragicomedy that mixes caustic Eastern European humor with sharp social commentary. In telling the story of one man who makes a sacrifice for his community, the Serbian writer-helmer stylizes his second feature as a Balkan Western of sorts, satirizing the moral malaise clouding postwar Serbia while also illustrating the country's problems with yet another generation of fanatical nationalists.

Alissa Simon, Variety

Director: Darko Lungulov
Screenplay: Darko Lungulov
Cast: Dragan Bjelogrlic, Ljubomir Bandovic, Mirjana Karanovic, Natasa Tapuskovic, Boris Milivojevic, Branislav Trifunovic
Production: Darko Lungulov, Snezana Penev / Penrose Film, This&That Production, Papa films, Dream Factory Macedonia
Sales: Films Boutique