Promise Me This

2007 Drama | Romance | Comedy

A young man attempts to fulfill the last wish of his dying grandfather in director Emil Kusturica's quirky romantic comedy Just outside of Belgrade, a man named Tsane (Uros Milovanovic) lives on a remote hilltop with his grandfather Deda (Aleksander Bercek) and Cvetka the family cow. Apart from Tsane and Deda, the only other inhabitant of the tiny village is a teacher named Bosa (Ljilana Blagojevic). One day, Deda announces to Tsane that he is dying, and that before he passes away he wants his grandson to travel to the nearest town and sell Cvetka at the market. With the money that he makes from the sale of the cow, Tsane is to purchase a religious icon and any other items he wishes. Before the young man returns home, however, his must also find a wife. Though the prospect of finding a bride before his grandfather dies will indeed prove a formidable task for Tsane, just when it seems that all hope he runs into the beautiful Jasna (Marija Petronijevic) - who is late for school once again.~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide