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How I Was Systematically Destroyed by Idiots (1983)
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How I Was Systematically Destroyed by Idiots (1983)
Original name: Kako sam sistematski uništen od idiota
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, bitter at the world, and blaming his old capitalist boss for his life's misery.
Plot: sea, police, death, hospital, brother, singing, wrestler, mother, song, tragedy, father, obese woman, girl, bus, fire, health, hypochondriac, worker, blood, funeral, hill, newspaper, protest, beard, homeless man ...
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade, yugoslavia

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