Musique, Danse et Théâtre
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In COWBOYS Tomislav Mršić transforms a successful Croatian musical into a dark comedy about a group of outcasts and a play at the local theater. Partly social drama, partly farce, partly popcorn cinema, COWBOYS first became a hit at the box office then was chosen as Croatia's official entry for best foreign language film at the 87th Academy Awards. Sasha is a theater director. After some success in the big city he returns to his hometown, an industrial village somewhere in Croatia. A school friend persuades him to stage a play at the rundown local theater. Unfortunately only five non-professionals who have never acted in their lives turn up for the casting. The only thing everyone can agree on is that they like Westerns.