My Uncle's Legacy

Život sa stricem
(My Uncle's Legacy)
Directed by Krsto Papić
Produced by Branko Baletić
Tomislav Milanović
Ben Stassen
Written by Ivan Aralica (novel and screenplay)
Mate Matišić
Krsto Papić
Starring Davor Janjić
Alma Prica
Miodrag Krivokapić
Branislav Lečić
Anica Dobra
Ivo Gregurević
Filip Šovagović
Fabijan Šovagović
Music by Brane Živković
Cinematography Boris Turković
Edited by Robert Lisjak
CFS Avala Film
Stassen Productions
Urania Film
Distributed by International Film Exchange (1990) (USA)
Release dates
  • April 7, 1988 (1988-04-07)


Running time
116 minutes
Country Yugoslavia
Language Serbo-Croatian

Život sa stricem (English: My Uncle's Legacy) is a 1988 Yugoslavian drama film directed by Krsto Papić, starring Davor Janjić, Alma Prica, Miodrag Krivokapić, Branislav Lečić, Anica Dobra and Ivo Gregurević. It is based on Okvir za mržnju, a novel by Ivan Aralica.[2]


The film won the Golden Arena for Best Film at the 1988 Pula Festival of Yugoslav Film,[3] along with the Golden Gate of Pula Audience Award, and was later nominated for the 1990 Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film was also selected as the Yugoslav entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 61st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[4]

See also


  1. "Život sa stricem" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2008-06-23.
  2. "Hrvatski film i književnost". (in Croatian). Croatian Film Association. 10 November 2006.
  3. "Život sa stricem" (in Croatian). Baza HR kinematografije. Retrieved 2008-06-23.
  4. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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