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Falcon DVD

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Banovic Strahinja 1981 YUGOSLAVIA/WEST GERMANY Vatroslav Mimica, Franco Nero, Rade Serbedzija, Sanja Vejnovic, Dragan Nikolic



  • Directed by Vatroslav Mimica
  • Starring Franco Nero, Dragan Nikolic, Sanja Vejnovic, Rade Serbedzija
  • Written by Aleksandar Petrovic, Vatroslav Mimica

The Falcon (1981) -- Highly acclaimed Serbian swashbuckling tale of love and betrayal. In late 14th century medieval Serbia becomes the target of Ottoman invaders. One of their renegade gangs burns the castle and takes the young wife of Banovic Strahinja, a respected Serbian noble. Banovic Strahinja begins a long and almost futile quest for his wife despite everybody else's doubts of her fidelity.

The film is based on an old Serbian epic song. Dragan Nikolic is brilliant as Vlah Alija, with no other than Franco Nero as Banovic Strahinja. Rade Serbedzija is exceptional as a crazy dervish and the scene where he is impaled by the Turks is more than powerful. A superb movie that really needs to be seen.

The Falcon DVD is offered as a compact edition. This transfer is manufactured on demand and is presented on premium DVD-R with thermal disc print in a clear plastic wallet. Important: This title has been manufactured from the best-quality video master (rated 8/10) currently available and has not been remastered or restored.