Filmography


Avala film has produced a total of 220 feature films, 430 documentaries (every fourth film made in ex yu was produced by Avala film).

AWARDS

At national and international festivals films produced by Avala film won more than 200 awards among which are:

Highlights

  • GRAND PRIX DI JURY in Cannes /film ‘I even met happy Gipsies’ by Aleksandar Petrovic/
  • GOLDEN GLOBE in Los Angeles / film ‘I even met happy Gipsies’ by Aleksandar Petrovic/
  • GOLDEN BEAR /film ‘Early works’ by Želimir Žilnik/
  • SILVER BEAR in Berlin /film ‘Innocence unprotected’ by Dušan Makavejev/

American Academy Award nominations films ‘Three’ and ‘I met happy Gipsies’ were among the final 5 nominees for the Academy Award.


MADE AT AVALA STUDIOS

By the end of 2000, over 120 co-productions were made at AVALA FILM studios.

To mention some of the movies:

    • THE TAMPEST (1958)

    Dino de Laurentis Cinematografica (Roma), Bosna film (Sarajevo)

    Directed by: Alberto Lattuada

    Cast: Silvana Mangano, Geoffrey Horne, Van Helfin, Viveca Lindfors, Vittorio Gassman, Helmut Dantine, Guido Celano, Aldo Silvani, Claudio Gora

     

    • THE MONGOLIANS (1961)

    Royal film (Roma), France cinema Int. (Paris)

    Directed by: Andre de Toth, Leopoldo Savona, Riccardo Freda

    Cast: Jack Palance, Anita Ekberg, Antonella Lualdi, Franco Silva, Roldano Lupi

     

    • THE WAR OF TROIA (1961)

    Europa Cinematografica (Roma), Les films modernes (Paris)

    Directed by: Giorgio Ferroni

    Cast: Steve Reeves, John Drew Barrymore, Hedy Vessel, Lydia Alfonsi, Juliette Mayniel, Mimmo Palmaro, Nerio Bernardi

     

    • THE MAGNIFICANT ADVENTURE (1963)

    Centaure films (Paris), Panda film (Roma), Hispanier film (Madrid)

    Directed by: Riccardo Freda

    Cast: Brett Hashley, Claudia Mori, Francoise Fabian, Bernard Blier

     

    • THE LONG SHIPS (1963)

    Warwick films (London), Avala film (Beograd), Columbia pictures

    Directed by: Jack Cardif

    Cast: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rossana Sciaffino, Oscar Homolka, Colin Blakely

     

    • THE FABULOUS ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO (1964)

    Columbia pictures (Hollywood), Han production (Paris)

    Prodi cinematografica (Roma), Avala film (Beograd), Mounir Rafla, Italaf Kaboul (Raoul Levy)

    Directed by: Denys de la Patelliere, Noel Howard

    Cast: Horst Buchholz, Anthony Quinn, Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Hossein, Omar Sharif, Elsa Martinelli, Gregoire Aslan, Massimo Girotti, Folco Lulli

     

    • GENGHIS KHAN (1964)

    Columbia pictures / Irving Allen (Hollywood), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: Henry Levin

    Cast: Omar Sharif, Stephen Boyd, Francoise Dorleac, James Mason, Robert Morley, Telly Savalas, Woody Strode, Elli Wallach, Yvone Mitchelli

      

    • THE BOY CRIED MURDER (1965)

    Bernard Luber, Philip Krasne, Carlos (London), CCC Filmkunst (Berlin), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: George Breakston

    Cast: Frazer Mac Inthosh, Sonja Hlebš, Veronica Hurst, Phil Brown, Tim Barrettt

     

    • BITTER HERBS (1966)

    CC FILM BRAUNER (Berlin), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: Žika Mitrović

    Cast: Irena Papas, Daniel Gelin, Werner Peters, Heinz Drache, Alice Treff

     

    • THE 25TH HOUR (1967)

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer (Hollywood), Carlo Ponti Production (Roma)

    Directed by: Henri Verneuil

    Cast: Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi, Greoire Aslan,Michael Redgrave, Serge Reggiani, Marcel Dalio, Marius Goring, Alexander Knox, Liam Redmond, Meier Tzelniker, John Lee Messuirere, Francoise Rosay

     

    • CASTLE KEEP (1969)

    Columbia pictures

    Directed by: Sidney Pollack

    Cast: Burt Lancaster, Peter Falk, Jean Pierre Aumont, Patrick O’Neal, Al Freeman, Scott Wilson, Tony Bili, Bruce Dern, Astrid Heeren

      

    • KELLY’S HEROES (1970)

    MGM/THE WARRIORS (Irving Leonard), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

    Cast: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Donald Sutherland, Carroll O’Connor, Stuart Margolin, Dick Davalos

     

    • WAR AND PEACE (1970)

    BBC (London), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: John Davies

    Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Silvester Mora, Alan Dobie, David Swift

     

    • ENGLAND MADE ME (1972)

    Heamdale/Atlantic (Jack Levin), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: Peter Duffell

    Cast: Peter Finch, Michael York, Hildegarde Neil, Michael Hordern, Joss Ackland

     

    • DRACULA (1973)

    Latglen LTD. (London), Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: Dan Curtis

    Cast: Jack Palance, Simon Ward, Nigel Davenport, Pamela Brown, Fiola Lewis, Penelope Hornar, Murray Brown

     

    • A MAN WITHOUT FACE (1974)

    S.O.A.T. (Milano), Terra film (Paris)

    Directed by: Georges Franju

    Cast: Geraldine Chaplin, Jane Hanigat

      

    • THE PRICE OF DANGER (1974)

    Catala film (Paris)

    Directed by: Yves Boisset

    Cast: Gerard Lanvin, Michel Piccoli, Marie-France Pisier, Gabrielle Lazure

     

    • QUO VADIS (1980)

    RAI UNO (Roma)

    Directed by: Franco Rossi

    Cast: Klaus-Maria Brandauer, Frederic Forrest, Francesco Quinn, Therese Pelain, Christine Raines, Massimo Girroti

     

    • THE FORTUNATE PILGRIM (1987)

    NBC (New York, Carlo Ponti, Avala film (Beograd)

    Directed by: Stuart Cooper

    Cast: Sophia Loren, Edward J. Olmos, Turturro John, Annabella  Sciora

      

    • AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (1988)

    Harmony Gold for NBC

    Directed by: Buzz Kulik

    Cast: Peter Ustinov, Pierce Brosnan, Julia Nickson, Eric Idle, Yves Aubert

     

    • BUNKER PALACE HOTEL (1988)

    Alliance films et Communication (Paris)

    Directed by: Enki Bilal

    Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Maria Schneider, Carole Bouquet, Jean-Pierre Leaund

      

    • TWO WOMEN – LA CIOCARA (1988)

    Carlo and Alex Ponti production

    Directed by: Dino Risi

    Cast: Sophia Loren

     

    • BORIS GODUNOV (1989)

    Erato film (Paris)

    Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

    Cast: Ruggero Raimondi, Kenet Rigl, Bernart Lefor, Delphine Forest