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Ward Six (1978)

Salonul nr. 6 (1978)

97 min. - Drama - -


A doctor from provincial town in Tsardom of Russia meets his former student in Ward 6, where the story takes place. Impressed by his rebellious spirit and clever remarks, he tends to spend more time with him while also indulging in meditation, only to be ridiculed by his fellow colleagues. Based on a Chekhov's work of the same title.

Director: Lucian Pintilie

Writer: Lucian Pintilie, Anton Cehov

Stars: Slobodan Perovic, Zoran Radmilovic

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Ward Six (1978) Slobodan Perovic Andrej Jefimic Ragin
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Produced By

Centar Film
Radiotelevizija Beograd

Production info

Film made in Yugoslavia.

Festivals, Awards

  1. 1978 - Pula - "Silver Arena" Award Best Actor - Zoran Radmilovic


  • Paviljon VI (Ward Six) was premiered in Yugoslavia, on June 1st, 1978.
  • Film nominated for the Gold Hugo Award at the Chicago International Film Festival, in 1979.
  • Selected in the Un Certain Regard Competition Section at the Cannes Film Festival in 1979.
  • Included in the referendum conducted in 1993 by film critics in Belgrade among the 10 best films of Yugoslav cinema.
  • For the first time broadcasted in Romania in 1995 in telecast Telecinemateca .

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