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The march to Drina

War film

Zivorad (Zika) Mitrovic

Short description:
One Serbian army battery in the First World War, in forced march with no stopping and rest, arrives to Cer and, in decisive moment, enters the fight and throws off Austrian troops which penetrated into the country. This is not only the chronicle of Cer battle, but Serbian drama and drama of one nation who made impossible possible during the fight against the empire which wanted to take away their country. This drama is based on credible events and authentic documents.
Additional information:
Music adaptation: Vasilije Mokranjac

Avala Film

Arsen Diklic, Zivorad (Zika) Mitrovic

Stanislav Binicki, Vasilije Mokranjac

Milorad Markovic

Production design:
Miomir Denic

Costume design:
Danka Pavlovic

Country of origin:
Jugoslavija, Srbija

Film editing:
Katarina Stojanovic

107 minutes

Cinemascope, color



Aleksandar Gavric
as Bata Kole
Branislav Jerinic
as komandir
Branko Plesa
as pukovnik Lukic
Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra
as kaplar
Husein Cokic
as narednik
Ljuba Tadic
as major Kursula
Ljubisa Jovanovic
as general Stepa Stepanovic
Nikola Jovanovic
as artiljerijski porucnik
Petre Prlicko
as Trajko
Strahinja Petrovic
as teca Laza
Vladimir Popovic
as Aleksa
Zoran Radmilovic
as kockar

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