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This perceptive film combines nostalgia and political commentary (Leonard Maltin) into a captivating portrayal of five teenagers growing up against the ominous backdrop of social turbulence of 1950s Yugoslavia. A spirited and moving celebration of youth and the unconditional loyalty that often comes with it, Hey Babu Riba comes alive with the energies of an unsettling period and the unsettled young (The New York Times)! Pop, Glenn, Sacha and Kicha are four vivacious and impetuous teenage boys coming of age in Belgrade, 1953. All four are mad about Glenn Miller, the sport of rowing, American blue jeans and Marianatheir comely, ethereal rowing captain. But when the boys decide to risk everything to help their beloved Esther, it drastically and ironically changes the course of their lives forever!  (12**)

Hey babu Riba

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