The Marathon Family (1982)

92 minutes • Comedy, drama

The Topalović family is made up of five generations, the youngest being 25 years old and the oldest 120. The conflict withing the family begins when the youngest member refuses to take over a funeral home that has been a family business from generation to generation. Coffin making is becoming more and more lucrative, with new technologies burials are faster and easier. The era of crematoriums has arrived, but the youngest member of the family, Mirko, is not interested.

Title: The Marathon Family (EN) / Maratonci trče počasni krug (SRB)
Country: Yugoslavia
Language: Serbo-Croatian
Director: Slobodan Šijan
Writers: Dušan Kovačević
Actors: Bogdan Diklić, Danilo Bata Stojković, Pavle Vujisić…


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