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* AntiHero: Matko.
* AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
* TheBigBad: Dadan.
* BlackComedy: Boy howdy.
* CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.
* DeathAsComedy

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* %%* AntiHero: Matko.
* %%* AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
* TheBigBad: %%* BigBad: Dadan.
* %%* BlackComedy: Boy howdy.
* %%* CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.
* %%* DeathAsComedy



* GainaxEnding
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: This film is highly popular in European countries, especially Czech Republic.

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* GainaxEnding
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: This film is highly popular in European countries, especially Czech Republic.
%%* GainaxEnding



* LargeHam: Everyone, especially Dadan Karambolo.
* LeitMotif
* NoIndoorVoice
* OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.

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* %%* LargeHam: Everyone, especially Dadan Karambolo.
* %%* LeitMotif
* %%* NoIndoorVoice
* %%* OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.



* SceneryPorn

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* %%* SceneryPorn



* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.
* ToiletHumor: The scene with Dadan and the outhouse.
* UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.

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* %%* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.
* ToiletHumor: The scene with Dadan and the outhouse. \n* The outhouse is rigged to collapse, so that when the laxative that Dadan has been slipped takes effect and he runs into the outhouse, he is dropped into the years' worth of human waste that has collected below it.
%%*
UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.

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* ExtremeOmnivore: All along the film, a pig is shown to be slowly eating a whole car.


%%* AntiHero: Matko.
%%* AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
%%* TheBigBad: Dadan
%%* CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.
%%* DeathAsComedy
%%* GainaxEnding

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%%* * AntiHero: Matko.
%%* * AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
%%* * TheBigBad: Dadan
%%*
Dadan.
* BlackComedy: Boy howdy.
*
CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.
%%* * DeathAsComedy
%%* GainaxEnding* GainaxEnding
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: This film is highly popular in European countries, especially Czech Republic.
* GroinAttack: Afrodita Karambolo does this to her tailor.



%%* LargeHam
%%* LeitMotif
%%* NoIndoorVoice
%%* OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.

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%%* LargeHam
%%*
* LargeHam: Everyone, especially Dadan Karambolo.
*
LeitMotif
%%* * NoIndoorVoice
%%* * OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.



%%* SceneryPorn
* ShoutOut: Grga Pitić is a big fan of ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''. He is seen watching it several times during the film, and quotes Rick's final line ("This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship") to his old friend Zarije in the final scene.
%%* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.
%%* UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.

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%%* * SceneryPorn
* ShoutOut: Grga Pitić is a big fan of ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''. He is seen watching it several times during the film, and quotes Rick's final line ("This could be ("Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship") friendship.") to his old friend Zarije in the final scene.
%%* * ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.henchmen.
* ToiletHumor: The scene with Dadan and the outhouse.

%%* * UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.


%% ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Do not uncomment them without expanding them to explain how the tropes apply; it should be possible to understand the examples without having seen the film.

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%% ZeroContextExample Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Do not uncomment them without expanding them to explain how the tropes apply; it should be possible to understand the examples without having seen the film.



Matko Destanov, a cowardly petty criminal, approaches larger-than-life gangster Grga Pitic for aid in a money-making scheme. Destanov lies to Pitic, telling him that his father, the old gangster's closest friend, is dead. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues]] when Destanov Sr. emerges from hospital.

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Matko Destanov, a cowardly petty criminal, approaches larger-than-life gangster Grga Pitic for aid in a money-making scheme. Destanov lies to Pitic, telling him that his father, the old gangster's closest friend, is dead. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues]] dead {{Hilarity ensues}} when Destanov Sr. emerges from hospital.


* PaleFemalesDarkMales: Inverted by the title felines. As revealed when we briefly see them having sex near the end of the film, the black cat is female, while the white cat is male.
** Revealed to English speakers. The original title leaves no doubt which is which.

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* PaleFemalesDarkMales: Inverted by the title felines. felines (and made clearer in languages, such as Serbo-Croat, in which the words for male and female cats are different). As revealed when we briefly see them having sex near the end of the film, the black cat is female, while the white cat is male.
** Revealed to English speakers. The original title leaves no doubt which is which.
male.


* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Grga Pitic, who is so badass that even Dadan fears him.

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** Revealed to English speakers. The original title leaves no doubt which is which.


A Yugoslav romantic comedy with plenty of slapstick violence and colorful characters. Directed by Emir Kusturica, also known for ''Time of the Gypsies'', the film follows the hilarious romantic entanglements of a small community living on the edge of the Danube River.

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A farcical Yugoslav romantic comedy with plenty of slapstick violence and colorful characters. Directed by Emir Kusturica, also known for ''Time of the Gypsies'', the film follows the hilarious romantic entanglements of a small community living on the edge of the Danube River.


%%* SceneryPorn

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%%* SceneryPorn SceneryPorn
* ShoutOut: Grga Pitić is a big fan of ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''. He is seen watching it several times during the film, and quotes Rick's final line ("This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship") to his old friend Zarije in the final scene.


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%% ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Do not uncomment them without expanding them to explain how the tropes apply; it should be possible to understand the examples without having seen the film.
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* AntiHero: Matko.
* AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
* TheBigBad: Dadan
* CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.

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\n* %%* AntiHero: Matko.
* %%* AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
* %%* TheBigBad: Dadan
* %%* CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.



* DeathAsComedy
* GainaxEnding
* LaserGuidedKarma: Matko spends the whole film making dodgy deals with Dadan. [[spoiler: in a sad yet satisfying scene towards the end he gambles away everything to the same Dadan that he saw as his benefactor]].
* LargeHam
* LeitMotif
* NoIndoorVoice
* OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.
* SceneryPorn
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.
* UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.

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* %%* DeathAsComedy
* GainaxEnding
%%* GainaxEnding
* LaserGuidedKarma: Matko spends the whole film making dodgy deals with Dadan. [[spoiler: in [[spoiler:In a sad yet satisfying scene towards the end he gambles away everything to the same Dadan that he saw as his benefactor]].
* %%* LargeHam
* %%* LeitMotif
* %%* NoIndoorVoice
* %%* OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.van.
* PaleFemalesDarkMales: Inverted by the title felines. As revealed when we briefly see them having sex near the end of the film, the black cat is female, while the white cat is male.
%%* SceneryPorn
%%* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.

* SceneryPorn
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.
*
%%* UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.


* CoolOldGuy: Grga Pitic and Zarije Destanov.



* LaserGuidedKarma: Matko spends the whole film making dodgy deals with Dadan. [[spoiler: in a sad yet satisfying scene towards the end he gambles away everything to the same Dadan that he saw as his benefactor]].



* ''{{Leitmotif}}''

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* ''{{Leitmotif}}''LeitMotif


* WouldHitAGirl: Dadan slaps Ida, has his sister lowered into cold water several times, and will bite anything that moves.

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* WouldHitAGirl: Dadan slaps Ida, has his sister lowered into cold water several times, and will bite anything that moves.moves.
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A Yugoslav romantic comedy with plenty of slapstick violence and colorful characters. Directed by Emir Kusturica, also known for ''Time of the Gypsies'', the film follows the hilarious romantic entanglements of a small community living on the edge of the Danube River.

Matko Destanov, a cowardly petty criminal, approaches larger-than-life gangster Grga Pitic for aid in a money-making scheme. Destanov lies to Pitic, telling him that his father, the old gangster's closest friend, is dead. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues]] when Destanov Sr. emerges from hospital.

Meanwhile, Matko's son, Zare, who is as honest as his father is corrupt, is hopelessly in love, but his father makes a deal to marry him off to the sister of AxCrazy criminal Dadan when the scheme starts going wrong.

As usual, you can find the basics at [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118843/ IMDB]].

!!Provides examples of:

* AntiHero: Matko.
* AxCrazy: Dadan Karombolo, the film's main antagonist.
* TheBigBad: Dadan
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Grga Pitic, who is so badass that even Dadan fears him.
* DeathAsComedy
* GainaxEnding
* LargeHam
* ''{{Leitmotif}}''
* NoIndoorVoice
* OhCrap: Grga Jr. when he opens up the van.
* SceneryPorn
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Dadan's henchmen.
* UpToEleven: The wedding scene and the scene with the goat.
* WouldHitAGirl: Dadan slaps Ida, has his sister lowered into cold water several times, and will bite anything that moves.

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