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2,706 Ratings


Directed by Emir Kusturica
Yugoslavia, 1995
Comedy, Drama, War


Winner of the Palme d’Or (the second for director Emir Kusturica following When Father Was Away on Business), this epic dramedy chronicles the history of Yugoslavia over the course of three defining wars: World War II, the Cold War, and the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s.

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Underground Directed by Emir Kusturica

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Palme d'Or

Independent Spirit Awards

1998 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

San Francisco International Film Festival


The New York Film Festival


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