Emir Kusturica

MARADONA BY KUSTURICA

The director and his object are not only unified by their admiration of football (in Belgrade’s stadium Kusturica plays some football with Maradona), they are also unified by their anti-American and anti-imperialist attitudes. Maradona is not able to speak of his glorious goal against England in 1986 without mentioning the Falkland war that was fought between England and Argentina. On the other hand there is the Serbian director who will never be able to forget the NATO’s shellfire on Belgrade.
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