Emir Kusturica Movies and Career Information

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Nov 24, 1954
Sarajevo
Actor, Director, Producer and Writer

Emir Nemanja Kusturica (Serbian Cyrillic: Емир Немања Кустурица), (born 24 November 1954 in Sarajevo) is a Serbian and Yugoslavian filmmaker, actor and musician, recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films. He is a two-time winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes (for When Father Was Away on Business and Underground), as well as being a Commander of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Since the mid-2000s, Kusturica's primary residence is Drvengrad, a village in the Mokra Gora region he had originally built for the purposes of his film Life Is a Miracle. Born to Murat Kusturica, a journalist employed at the Sarajevo's Secretariat of Information, and Senka Numankadić, a court secretary, young Emir grew up as the only child of a secular Bosnian Muslim family in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, a constituent republic within Yugoslavia. A lively kid, young Emir was by his own admision a borderline delinquent while growing up in the Sarajevo neighbourhood of Gorica. Through his father's friendship with the well-known director Hajrudin "Šiba" Krvavac, 17-year-old Emir got a bit part in Krvavac's 1972 Partisan film Valter brani Sarajevo, a major production

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