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Life is a miracle

Life is a miracle

A Feature film by Emir Kusturica

Produced by Les Films Alain Sarde

Release in France : 14/05/2004

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Executive Producer :

Les Films Alain Sarde

Foreign production company :

Cabiria Ltd.

French distribution :

Mars Distribution

Co-production :

France 2 Cinéma

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Luka, a Serbian engineer from Belgrade, has settled in a village in the middle of nowhere with his wife, Jadranka, an opera singer, and their son Milos. He plans to build a scenic railway that will transform the region into a top tourist attraction.
Focused on his project, and blinded by his natural optimism, he remains deaf to the rumors of war that become increasingly persistent.
His life is turned upside down when conflict breaks out. Jadranka runs off with a musician and Milos is called up for service.
Ever the eternal optimist, Luka waits for his wife and son to return, but Jadranka doesn’t come back, Milos is made a prisoner and the Serbian military oblige Luka to keep guard of Sabaha, a Muslim hostage.
He quickly He quickly falls in love with the young woman, who was initially being held captive so as to be exchanged for his son.

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Executive Producer :

Alain Sarde

Director of Photography :

Michel Amathieu

Production Manager :

Farid Chaouche

Assistant editor :

Gordana Othnin-Girard

Production Designer :

Milenko Jeremic

Costume designer :

Zora Mojsilovic Popovic

Screenwriters :

Emir Kusturica, Ranko Bozic

Sound Recordist :

Jérôme Thiault

Press Attaché (film) :

Jérome Jouneaux

Continuity supervisor :

Andjela Ilic

Music Composers :

Dejan Sparavalo, Emir Kusturica

Sound Mixer :

Bruno Tarrière

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Feature film

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Romantic comedy

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France, Serbia

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Majority French (France, Serbia)

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Runtime :

2 h 34 min

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Dolby DTS