Cert: TBC Year: 2012 Length: 112 mins Language: Serbo-Croatian/German
Based on a true story in the midst of the war in 1993, a young Bosnian soldier intervenes to save the life of a Muslim shopkeeper and the film jumps ahead 12 years to examine the consequences of that (tragic and heroic) act for the five people most closely affected.
A straightforward and ultimately moving film about the damage done to people's soul from the hostilities that racked the region for years, dealing with the emotional baggage and the aftermath of fighting. The pace is deliberate and the film simmers rather than explodes and with top-notch performances and traditional craft this is an appealing entry on the festival circuit. (Sundance)
Winner, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Berlin
Winner, Grand Prix, CinEast Festival (2013)
Thanks to Memento Films
Please note this film will now been shown in The Studio
An unorthodox morality tale about Serb-on-Serb crime in which concentric narratives make for considerable resonance
John Anderson, Variety
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