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Death and the Dervish

Derviš i smrt

Directed by Zdravko Velimirovic
Yugoslavia, 1974


In 19th century Sarajevo under Ottoman rule a dervish, outraged at his brother’s execution, successfully revolts against the government and eventually becomes part of the system he despises. From Meša Selimović’s classic novel.

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Death and the Dervish Directed by Zdravko Velimirovic