When Father Was Away on Business (1985)

09/28/1985 (US) Drama 2h 16m


Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested unfortunates. His family is now forced to cope with the situation and wait for his release from prison.

  1. Emir Kusturica


  2. Abdulah Sidran


Top Billed Cast

  1. Miki Manojlović

    Miki Manojlović

    Mehmed 'Meša' Zolj

  2. Mirjana Karanović

    Mirjana Karanović

    Senija 'Sena' Zolj

  3. Mustafa Nadarević

    Zijah 'Zijo' Zulfikarpašić

  4. Mira Furlan

    Mira Furlan

    Ankica Vidmar

  5. Pavle Vuisić

    Pavle Vuisić

    Muzafer Zulfikarpašić

  6. Slobodan Aligrudić

    Slobodan Aligrudić

    Ostoja Cekić

  7. Davor Dujmović

    Davor Dujmović

    Mirza Malkoč

  8. Eva Ras

    Eva Ras

    Ilonka Petrović

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When Father Was Away on Business
When Father Was Away on Business

Original Title Otac na službenom putu

Status Released

Original Language Bosnian

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