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We Will Be the World Champions (Serbian: Bićemo prvaci sveta) is a 2015 Serbian sports drama film directed by Darko Bajić. It was one of six films shortlisted by Serbia to be their submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards,[1] but lost out to Enclave.[2]

We Will Be the World Champions
We Will Be the World Champions.jpg
Film poster
Directed byDarko Bajic
Written byJelena Brkic
Ognjen Svelicic
StarringStrahinja Banic
Release date
  • 26 February 2015 (2015-02-26)
Running time
127 minutes
CountrySerbia
LanguageSerbian

The film is based on the true story of the Yugoslavia national basketball team who won the 1970 FIBA World Championship.

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PlotEdit

The film tells the story of the four men who founded the Yugoslav basketball school and who significantly contributed to the development of basketball in Europe - Nebojša Popović, Borislav Stanković, Radomir Šaper and Aleksandar Nikolić. The main event is the final match of the 1970 FIBA World Championship, held in Ljubljana between the national teams of Yugoslavia and the United States.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Filmovi u konkurenciji za domaćeg kandidata za Oskara". B92. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  2. ^ ""Enklava" - srpski kandidat za Oskara". Vijesti. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015.

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