An archaeological team, digging in a remote village and led by an old professor, unearths an old Roman artifact, a gravestone bearing some mysterious inscriptions. When realizing that they have stumbled upon something precious, he collapses with a heart attack. Seemingly dead for people around him, he finds himself in a sort of afterlife state and realizes that the stone marked a passage into the classical underworld so he starts mingling with the antique spirits of the dead. The spirits themselves appear just as silly and petty as the peasants from the village above them, and in their desire to see what happened to their descendants, they find themselves surprised by the modern world of the living. —Wikipedia
Goran Marković (Serbian: Горан Марковић) (born August 24, 1946, Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian movie and theatre director, screenwriter, and playwright. He has directed approximately 50 documentaries, 11 movies and 3 theatre plays and has written three books.
Marković was born in Belgrade to Rade and Olivera Marković, both established Serbian actors. He finished 5th Belgrade Gymnasium prior to attending FAMU at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
Marković is the winner of more than 30 Yugoslavian, Serbian, and international film and theatre awards, the most significant of them being two Pula festival “Zlatna arena” awards, an award for the best director at the San Sebastian Film Festival for the film “Tito and Me”, Grand Prix of Americas at the Montreal World Film Festival for the movie “Kordon” and Sterija’s Award for the best modern drama text for the theatre play “Turneja”. The film version of Turneja won both “Best Film” and “Best Scenario” at the… read more