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I Even Met Happy Gypsies

Skupljači perja

Directed by Aleksandar Petrović
Yugoslavia, 1967
Drama

Synopsis

Bora, a Roma from the surrounding area of Sombor (Vojvodina), is a goose feather trader and is married to an older Roma woman. He falls in love with young Tisa whom her stepfather Mirta, also a feather trader, offered in marriage to a young Roma.

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I Even Met Happy Gypsies Directed by Aleksandar Petrović

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1967 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

2017 | Cannes Classics

Academy Awards

1968 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1969 | Nominee: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1968 | 3rd place: Honorary Award

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