Michael Winterbottom – Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)


A British war film released in 1997. It is directed by Michael Winterbottom. The screenplay is by Frank Cottrell Boyce and is based on the book Natasha’s Story by Michael Nicholson.

The film made its world premiere 1997-05-09 at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival. It was nominated for the Golden Palm and for the Golden Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival. It was awarded a “Special Recognition for Excellence in Filmmaking” by the National Board of Review (USA) during the 69th National Board of Review Awards (1997).