Zaim Muzaferija

Zaim Muzaferija (9 March 1923 – 5 November 2003) was a Bosnian film, television and stage actor, and poet.[1][2][3] The magazine 6yka (Buka) called Muzaferija a "legend of Bosnian cinema."[4]

Zaim Muzaferija
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Born(1923-03-09)9 March 1923
Died5 November 2003(2003-11-05) (aged 80)
Years active1961–2001

BiographyEdit

During World War II, Muzaferija was arrested in 1942 with a group of 36 anti-fascists.[5] In his retirement he became a teacher of German and French.

Muzaferija became an actor when he was in his late 30s, his first film being Uzavreli grad (Boom Town), directed by Veljko Bulajić.[6] The film premiered in February 1961.[7]

DeathEdit

Muzaferija died on 5 November 2003 after a long illness.[8] He was buried in a Muslim funeral 7 November 2003.[9][10]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1961 Uzavreli grad Jefto Karanfil English title: Boom Town
1962 Mačak pod šljemom Kuvar Uncredited
1964 Nikoletina Bursać
1966 Glineni golub Golijat Credited as Zajim Muzaferija
Sretni umiru dvaput Stražar
1967 Praznik Starešina sela Nikola English title: The Feast
Djeca vojvode Šmita
Kaja, ubit ću te! Kajo Sicilijani English title: Kaya
Mali vojnici Airport Cop English title: Playing Soldiers
Diverzanti Nusret English title: The Demolition Squad
1968 Pohod English title: The Trek
Gravitacija Otac English title: Gravitation
Opatica i komesar Stanko
Uđi ako hoćeš
Ram za sliku moje drage Zlatan
1969 Bitka na Neretvi Visoki seljak u partizanskoj koloni English title: Battle of Neretva
1970 Ann och Eve - de erotiska Farmer Credited as Zaim Muzaterija; Swedish film;
English title: Ann and Eve
Lisice Todor English title: Handcuffs'
1971 Klopka za generala Jovan
Dan duži od godine Mitar Zmijanjac English title: A Day Longer Than a Year
Ovcar Čoban English title: Shepherd
1972 Slike iz života udarnika English title: Life of a Shock Force Worker
1973 So Odbornik
Pjegava djevojka Milan
1974 Polenov prah English title: Pollen Dust
1975 Doktor Mladen Petar
Seljačka buna 1573 Kovačev šegrt English title: Anno Domini 1573
1977 Hajdučka vremena Zandar Rasula English title: Daredevil's Time
Hajka Paško
1978 Pogled u noć Refik Selman (segment "Koma")
Tren Arsenov otac English title: Moment
1980 Izgubljeni zavičaj Isoma English title: Lost Homeland
1981 Pad Italije
Gazija
1982 Smrt gospodina Goluže Fotograf
13. jul Čamdžija
Miris dunja Pekar English title: The Scent of Quince
1983 Igmanski marš
Pismo - Glava English title: Heads or Tails
1985 Otac na službenom putu Predsjednik English title: When Father Was Away on Business
1987 Strategija svrake English title: The Magpie Strategy
1988 Kuća pored pruge Vukšan
1989 Žena s krajolikom
Kuduz
1990 Gluvi barut Učitelj Stojan Kekić English title: Silent Gunpowder
Stanica običnih vozova Omer
Gavre Princip - Himmel unter Steinen
Adam ledolomak Visoko
1991 Đuka Begović Ilarija Begović
Tetoviranje Jordan
Ovo malo duše Jusuf
Bračna putovanja
1992 Prokleta je Amerika (Segment "Ruzina osveta")
1997 Savršeni krug Asaf English title: The Perfect Circle

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes
1974 Trag Television film
1975 Odbornici 2 episodes
1976 Jagoš i Uglješa Jagoš Television film
Gosti i radnici Isus Television film
Žena s krajolikom Television film
1978 Papirna Vaso Television film
Ljudski faktor Safo Television film
Nevjeste dolaze Nikola Television film;
English title: The Brides Are Coming
1979 Anno Domini 1573 Kovačev šegrt 2 episodes
Tale Siromah Mini-series; 6 episodes
Ivan Goran Kovačić Television film
Bife Titanik Nail Television film;
English titles: Buffet Titanic
Todora Radul - Todorin otac Television film
1980 Tren Mini-series
Husinska buna Television film
1981 Zajedno Television film
1982 Operacija Teodor Television film
Kože Trgovac kožama
1983 Pijanist Television film
Odumiranje međeda Ibro Television film
Vatrogasac Television film
1984 Skretničar Television film
1985 Brisani prostor Starac II
1986 Misija majora Atertona
Vrijeme prošlo - vrijeme sadašnje Ibro
Ovo malo duše Jusuf Television film
1988 Vizantija Television film
1990 Majstori mraka Otac Television film
Strategija svrake
1991 Sa 204-272 Mićun Television film
Sarajevske priče Hadžija
1992 Aleksa Šantić 4 episodes
1999 Warriors Imam Television film;
other titles: Peacekeepers
2000 List Old Man Television film (final film role)

Short filmsEdit

Year Short Role Notes
1979 Čovjek u neispravnom stanju
1981 Život piše romane ali nema ko da ih čita
1998 Kraj doba neprijatnosti

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Opening of Manifestation Tonight in Honor of Zaim Muzaferija". SarajevoTimes. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  2. ^ "In Memoriam: Zaim Muzaferija". MagazinPlus. 5 November 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Rođen Zaim Muzaferija". Historija. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Zaim Muzaferija, legenda BiH glumišta". Buka. 5 November 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Sjećanje: Zaim Muzaferija". Sarajevo. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Moj krug se zatvara - Zaim Muzaferija". bh-news. 9 March 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  7. ^ "Junaci bez ulica: Zaim Muzaferija". RadioSarajevo. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  8. ^ "UMRO DOAJEN BH. GLUMIŠTA ZAIM MUZAFERIJA". Bošnjaci. 5 November 2003. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Umro Zaim Muzaferija". Klix. 5 November 2003. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Šest godina kako nije s nama Zaim Muzaferija". Klix. 5 November 2009. Retrieved 6 February 2014.

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