Oscar Movies: I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967)–From Yugoslavia

Directed by Aleksander Petrovic, this Oscar nominated film from Yugoslavia centers on a gypsy traveling saelesman, who rescues a young girl from her sexually abusive stepfather.

One of the first films to deal with the issue of gypsies in what was then Yugoslavia.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Best Foreign Language Film

 

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The winner was Closely Watched Trains