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Olivera Katarina

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Birth name Olivera Petrović
Nationality Serbie
Birth 5 march 1940 (82 years)

Olivera Katarina (Serbian: Оливера Катарина; née Petrović (Петровић); born 5 March 1940), also previously known as Olivera Vučo (Оливера Вучо) and Olivera Šakić (Оливера Шакић), is a Serbian actress, singer and writer. She was one of the leading stars of Yugoslav cinema in the 1960s and the 1970s, and is probably the best known for her performance in Aleksandar Petrović's film I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967), which won the Grand Prix at the 1967 Cannes Film Festival.

As a singer, Olivera Katarina has performed music of various genres, varying from Serbian traditional to pop music, and in numerous languages. Her version of "Đelem, đelem", which she performed in I Even Met Happy Gypsies, has been considered as one of the best rendition of that song ever recorded.


In her early youth Olivera Katarina dated water polo goalkeeper Milan Muškatirović for several years during the late 1950s.

During her time at the film academy she met journalist Vuk Vučo and quickly married him. The marriage lasted only a year and a half.

She then for seven years lived in a common-law relationship with the powerful Yugoslav Security Service (UDBA) operative and Avala Film chairman Ratko Dražević.

In 1970, Olivera Katarina married Miladin Šakić, an administrator who later became the president of the Red Star Belgrade football club, with then Mayor of Belgrade Branko Pešić as Šakić's best man. The couple's only son Mane, a painter based in Madrid, was born on 1 February 1971. Later in 1971, Šakić died in a car accident near Mladenovac. In an interview for the Blic daily in 2011, Olivera Katarina claimed she had not been in a relationship with a man after Šakić.

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Filmography of Olivera Katarina (12 films)

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Tears for Sale, 1h26
Origin Serbie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Historical
Actors Katarina Radivojević, Sonja Kolačarić, Olivera Katarina, Stefan Kapicic, Nenad Jezdić, Nada Šargin
Roles Velika Boginja
Rating67% 3.3969053.3969053.3969053.3969053.396905
The movie's plot is set during the 1920s in post-World War I Serbia. Rebuilding after a gruelling armed conflict in which it lost a sizable part of its young male population, the nation is struggling to recover demographically. The situation is especially visible in certain rural parts where this shortage of men threatens to extinguish life completely.
Happy New '49, 2h5
Directed by Stole Popov
Origin Macedoine
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Actors Svetozar Cvetković, Meto Jovanovski, Vladislava Milosavljević, Olivera Katarina, Ratko Tankosić
Roles Islednikot
Rating75% 3.7627053.7627053.7627053.7627053.762705
Le film raconte l'histoire de deux frères, Dragoslav et Kosta Kovacevski. Dragoslav revient d'URSS et, accusé à tort, il est emprisonné. Kosta, qui n'est intéressé que par l'argent, tente de quitter la Macédoine pour l'Occident. Dragoslav a une petite amie, Vera, mais lorsque celui-ci apprend qu'elle est une espionne soviétique, elle se suicide.
Hell River
Hell River (1974)

Directed by Stole Janković
Genres Drama, War, Thriller
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Rod Taylor, Adam West, Bata Živojinović, Olivera Katarina, Peter Carsten, Branko Plesa
Roles Mila
Rating55% 2.7679352.7679352.7679352.7679352.767935
Inspirés de faits réels, ce film dépeint la résistance yougoslave] face aux armées d’Hitler.
Black Seed
Black Seed (1971)
, 1h22
Directed by Kiril Cenevski
Genres Drama, War
Actors Pavle Vuisić, Olivera Katarina
Roles Marko
Rating73% 3.661033.661033.661033.661033.66103
Goya: Or the Hard Way to Enlightenment, 2h16
Directed by Konrad Wolf
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Political films, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Donatas Banionis, Ernst Busch, Olivera Katarina, Fred Düren, Tatyana Lolova, Wolfgang Kieling
Roles The Duchess of Alba
Rating70% 3.5240253.5240253.5240253.5240253.524025
Elevé au rang de peintre fétiche de la cour du roi Charles IV d'Espagne, Francisco de Goya jouit d'une excellente réputation. S'il a foi dans l'Eglise et la royauté, Goya est aussi un patriote d'origine modeste, attaché au peuple. Homme de contradictions, il nourrit une passion dévorante pour la duchesse Alba, tout en désapprouvant sa morgue aristocratique. Goya traduit ces états d'âme dans des oeuvres singulières, qui paraîtront plus tard d'une grande modernité. A mesure qu'avance son «apprentissage» politique, ses toiles perdent leurs couleurs chatoyantes pour aborder un univers plus sombre et plus radical, jusqu'à s'attirer les foudres du Grand Inquisiteur...
Mark of the Devil, 1h37
Directed by Adrian Hoven, Michael Armstrong
Origin German
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Historical
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about religion, Demons in film, Witches in film
Actors Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina, Reggie Nalder, Herbert Fux, Michael Maien
Roles Vanessa Benedikt (credited as Olivera Vučo)
Rating60% 3.0498053.0498053.0498053.0498053.049805
Count Christian von Meruh (Udo Kier) is a witch hunter and apprentice to Lord Cumberland (Herbert Lom) in early 18th-century Austria. He believes strongly in his mentor and the ways of the church but loses faith when he catches Cumberland strangling a man to death for calling him impotent. Von Meruh begins to see for himself that the witch trials are nothing but a scam of the church to rob people of their land, money, and other personal belongings of value and seduce beautiful women. Eventually, the townspeople revolt, and Cumberland escapes but von Meruh is captured by the townspeople. This film contains very strong graphic torture including a women's tongue being ripped out of her head, nuns being raped, and multitudes of beatings.
Fraulein Doktor, 1h41
Directed by Alberto Lattuada
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, War, Action, Spy, Historical
Themes Spy films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Suzy Kendall, Kenneth More, Capucine, Giancarlo Giannini, James Booth, Alexander Knox
Roles marquise de Haro
Rating64% 3.241993.241993.241993.241993.24199
A woman spy and some male agents working for the Germans during World War I land at night near the British naval base at Scapa Flow, from a U-boat. The British, led by Col. Foreman, ambush the landing party, capturing two of the men, but the woman gets away. Foreman fakes the execution of one of the spies, thus tricking the second one, Meyer, into becoming a double agent in the hopes of using him to capture his woman accomplice, whom Meyer identifies under the codename Fraulein Doktor. Fraulein Doktor is portrayed as a brilliant spy who stole a formula for a nerve gas which the Germans used to great effect against the Allies on the battlefield.
I Even Met Happy Gypsies, 1h34
Directed by Aleksandar Petrović
Genres Drama
Themes La culture tzigane
Actors Bekim Fehmiu, Bata Živojinović, Olivera Katarina, Mija Aleksić, Severin Bijelić, Milivoje Tomić
Roles Lence
Rating76% 3.8420453.8420453.8420453.8420453.842045
The protagonist, Bora (Bekim Fehmiu), is a charming but mean-spirited gypsy, while his older wife, Lence (Olivera Vučo), is submissive. Bora is in love with the younger Tisa (Gordana Jovanović), who is being offered in marriage by her father. The two get themselves in trouble and eventually have to flee. Tisa rejects her husband and she and Bora get married in the church. Tisa tries to get to Belgrade, while Bora stabs a man in a knife fight. They are both, therefore, exiled from their Romani camp, yet their adventures continue.
Monday or Tuesday, 1h24
Directed by Vatroslav Mimica
Genres Drama
Actors Slobodan Dimitrijević, Pavle Vuisić, Fabijan Šovagović, Olivera Katarina, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
Rating70% 3.508033.508033.508033.508033.50803
The film follows a day in the life of a divorced Zagreb journalist Marko Požgaj (played by Dimitrijević), an average modern intellectual who goes about his daily business. Mundane scenes of Požgaj's day are shown interspersed with flashbacks and fantastic imagery reflecting his inner life. These include his recollections of childhood, his feelings about the present and past, including memories of his first marriage, his current girlfriend Rajka (Jagoda Kaloper) and his father killed in World War II (Pavle Vuisić), as well as his fantasies and hopes about the future.
Kiss Kiss, Kill Kill, 1h32
Directed by Gianfranco Parolini
Origin German
Genres Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Buddy films
Actors Tony Kendall, Bradford Harris, Maria Perschy, Jacques Bézard, Christa Linder, Danielle Godet
Roles Bobo
Rating59% 2.955932.955932.955932.955932.95593
Les quatre marchands d'armes Al Costello, Manuel Prado, Henry Mail et O'Brien ont fait fortune avec leur entreprise et cachent leur or dans une île. Contre l'avis d'O'Brien, le métal est contaminé radioactivement pour cinq années. O'Brien oblige le physicien nucléaire Bob Carel à mettre un point une méthode de lavage afin de profiter de l'or avant. Il disparaît ensuite comme Costello et Prado après un attentat à la bombe.