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Žilnik, Želimir 1942-

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Most widely held works by Želimir Žilnik
Jasenovac, das jugoslawische Auschwitz, und der Vatikan by Vladimir Dedijer( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Serbian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indictment of the Independent State of Croatia, a Nazi satellite supported by the Catholic Church, for atrocities committed during the Second World War. Based on eyewitness accounts and the reports of commissions of inquiry. The preface (pp. 1-24) traces the history of genocide and religious persecution, including persecution of the Jews by the Crusaders, the Inquisition, and modern antisemitism. The atrocities in Croatia were directed mainly against Eastern Orthodox Serbs, but among the hundreds of thousands murdered or starved to death in the Jasenovac concentration camp there were also several tens of thousands of Yugoslav Jews
Tako se kalio čelik( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Serbian and Croatian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on socialism. The movie is about a steel worker, Leo, who tries to live a carefree life, but his progress towards that goal is impeded upon by the steel mill management that does its best to earn a profit before the steel bubble bursts and the company goes under. Leo and his comrades are faced with a bleak and uncertain future. As this trouble with his employment goes on, he meets a woman named Verica and becomes involved in an extramarital affair with her
Uvod u prošlost( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Serbian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marble ass by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a rambling house in suburban Belgrade, the story focuses on Merlyn, a tough, but good-hearted transvestite prostitute and her roommate, fellow working "girl" Sanela. Their routine is shattered when Johnny, a crazed ex-lover, is decommissioned from the army and arrives at her house full of barely-repressed rage
Kenedi se vraca kuci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Croatian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of Yugoslavs who left the country in war and spent over ten years in Western Europe as refugees or in asylum. In the second half of the year 2002 European Union sent many of these people back to Serbia and Montenegro together with their families, believing that there were no more reasons for their stay. Procedures for their return were usually very strict. Families would be gathered during the night, transported to the airport and sent to Belgrade on the first flight. To make things more dramatic, the majority of children born in some of the Western European countries speak and write the other language better than the mother tongue. As they sold everything they owned when they were leaving the country, they are facing a situation where normal life is practically impossible
Naj se vidi : priročnik za dokumentariste( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Slovenian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lijepe žene prolaze kroz grad( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Serbian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belgrade 2041 is an abandoned and devastated city covered in garbage. A couple of old men live there: a former journalist with his daughter, an ex-politician with his wife and a forner policeman who guards a boarding house with eight girls. The old men bring up the girls in the spirit of the tradition of forner Yugoslav nations, which is a risky business because Soutehrn Europe is being ravaged by the band which forbids any sort of remembering of the past. The story starts at the moment when the former journalist and the remaining denizens start an action to revive Belgrade in order to mark one century of the peoples' liberation fight of Yugoslavia in the Second World War--Container
Življenju dajejo utrip ženske, moški so se umaknili : s festivala Alpe Adria Cinema - pogovor z režiserjem Želimirjem Žilnikom by Želimir Žilnik( )

1 edition published in 2001 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Med ideologijo in realnostjo : srečanje z Želimirjem Žilnikom by Želimir Žilnik( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bolest i ozdravljenje Bude Brakusa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Serbian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The protagonists of this docu-drama are old farmers who migrated to Banat after the First World War, in 1922. The drama is focused on a couple of important events in their lives. While he was feeding his bull Buda Brakus is seriously injured and taken to hospital for surgery. During his recuperation his old friends visit him and he evokes his memories from the First World War. He remembers being wounded, lying in bed in hospital in Bizerta, crossing Albania, time spent in America in 1910. Archive material has been used for these segments. Brakus goes to a spa where he meets Hungarian people of his age. At the time when Brakus first settled in Vojvodina, they were mainly working in mills or helped the newcomers as bricklayers when they were building their houses. The impressive lives of all the protagonists are woven into the lively scenes and stories full of wise instances, and their statements become spontaneous recounts of the lives of people in this region--Container
Wanderlust by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Croatian and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After decades of work in Italy and Germany, Giuseppe is retired and returns to his family home in Istria. He is lonely and his mother advises him to get married. She hands him over his father's unifrom from the Austro-Hungarian army. Giuseppe sets off on a quest to find a wife in the "transitional East" hoping to be warmly welcomed. The road takes him to Budapest, Montenegro, Vojvodina. His plan is not so easily realised--Container
Od črnega vala do temnih dni : pogovor z Želimirjam Žilnikom by Želimir Žilnik( )

1 edition published in 1996 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early works by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

in Serbian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, Yugoslawa, explores socialist political ideology with three male companions
Kenedi is getting married by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

in Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kenedi is in a huge debt after building a house for his family. He finds himself searching for any kind of work to support himself, for as little as 10 EUR per day, a scarce amount to help him relief his debt. Ultimately, Kenedi decides to look for money in sex business. Initially offering his services to older ladies and widows, he expands his 'business' to offer sex to wealthy men. When he finds out about new liberal European laws on gay marriages, Kenedi sees prospects in looking for a 'marriage material, ' to renew his search for a legal status in EU. The opportunity arises during EXIT Music Festival, when he meets Max, a guy from Munich. But will their promising relationship bring the solution to Kenedi's problems?"--Container
Kenedi lost and found by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

in Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after completing "Kenedi goes back home," Zelimir Zilnik finds the main protagonist, Kenedi Hasani, in Vienna and follows him on his journey from western Europe back to Serbia
Black film by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

in Serbian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One night, Zilnik picks up a group of homeless men from the streets of Novi Sad and takes them home. Whilte they enjoy themselves, the film maker tries to 'solve the problem of the homeless, ' carrying along a film camera as a witness. He speaks to social workers, ordinary people. He even addresses policement. They all close their eyes in front of the 'problem.'"--Film container
Stroj za mletje človeškega mesa : Nato in Milošević by Želimir Žilnik( )

1 edition published in 1999 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenedi goes back home by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

in Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Žilnik follows the story of people and families--specifically focusing on friends Kenedi and Denis--who left Yugoslavia during the war in the nineties and settled in Western Europe as refugees or asylum seekers, who were then forcibly repatriated in 2002. It tells of how they were often collected with no warning, and given no chance to find accommodation or jobs before they were sent back, which was often a problem as children returning to Serbia often spoke the language of the Western nation where they grew up better than their "mother tongue." Often Roma were targets of this plan
Tito among the Serbs for the second time by Želimir Žilnik( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in Serbian and Croatian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sobre el polvo rojo = Above the red dust by Zelimir Zilnik( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Želimir Žilnik

Želimir Žilnik director de cine serbio

Želimir Žilnik filmregisseur uit Servië

Želimir Žilnik réalisateur et scénariste serbe

Želimir Žilnik regista e sceneggiatore serbo

Želimir Žilnik Serbian film director

Želimir Žilnik serbischer Regisseur

Želimir Žilnik szerb filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1942-

Жилник, Желимир

Ժելիմիր Ժիլնիկ

زلیمیر زیلنیک فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان اهل صربستان

ジェリミール・ジルニク

捷里米爾·列里尼克

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