Someone Else's America (1995)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama

Someone Else's America (1995) Poster

This tale take place in a bar. The Spanish Alonso and his blind mother run this place. Bay, who is Alonso's friend live here too. This story tells something about Alonso and Bay and the "... See full summary »

Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app


1 win.

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review

User Reviews

12 June 2002 | Decko_koji_obecava
Better than most of the run-of-the-mill Hollywood stuff rolling into theaters every Friday, but I expected more from Paskaljevic
Decent work, but most of this is very safe, tried and tested material.

Tom Conti and Miki Manojlovic both do a good job but they can pretty much sleepwalk through this movie, so little is required of them. I really expected Paskaljevic, who's done much better work both before and after this movie, to pick more challenging material then this familiar and overused "coming to America, starting new life, oh it's tough but we'll try to make it after all" stuff for his American debut.

At the end of the day, the only thing that stands out is Sergej Trifunovic in his first performance on film, playing Bajo's (Miki Manojlovic) older son. Him and Bajo get some memorable exchanges. I was so glad that they made Trifunovic's character to be unscrupulous and oily, who in spite of, or rather because of that turns out to be the only one who succeeds in the new country. In a lesser Hollywood movie, I'm sure that stubborn old Bajo would in the end be the one enjoying American good life and his unmoral son would be getting what's coming to him.

Critic Reviews

More Like This

  • Cabaret Balkan

    Cabaret Balkan

  • Tango Argentino

    Tango Argentino

  • The Elusive Summer of '68

    The Elusive Summer of '68

  • The Professional

    The Professional

  • Poseban tretman

    Poseban tretman

  • The Optimists

    The Optimists

  • Huddersfield


  • Beach Guard in Winter

    Beach Guard in Winter

  • The Tour

    The Tour

  • The Black Bomber

    The Black Bomber

  • Braca po materi

    Braca po materi

  • Reflections



Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Drama


Release Date:

10 May 1996


Serbian, English

Country of Origin

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, UK, France, Germany, Greece

Filming Locations

New York City, New York, USA

Mireille Enos' Favorite Show Is Personal

The star of the apocalyptic "Good Omens" gives her summer movie recommendation, shares why she watches her husband's show to escape, and the sketch that always makes her laugh.

Watch Mireille Enos Take 5

Featured on IMDb

See what movies and TV series IMDb editors are excited about this month and check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on