Drama2001-2010Bosnia HerzegovinaComedyNenad Djuric

Nenad Djuric – Nebo Iznad Krajolika aka Skies Above The Landscape (2006)

Winner – Special Jury Award, 10th Sofia International Film Festival
Official Selection Haifa 22nd International Film Festival
Official Selection 2006 St. Louis International Film Festival

Bosnian director Nenad Djuric’s postwar Bosnian comedy – a breezy, rib-tickling story about the clash of cultures – is a charmingly innocent love story set in a country that no longer wishes to dwell on recent atrocities.

At the top of a rugged Bosnian mountain, young shepherd Mehmed patiently watches over his cows and lovingly carves the figure of a woman in a piece of wood. Almost on cue, a novice paraglider unexpectedly falls from the sky. Deborah speaks only French and he speaks only Bosnian, but they tentatively communicate, and she accepts the hospitality offered by Mehmed’s mom: a bed and a meal of “mountain-style” tripe.

Love soon bridges the cultural divide, and the story develops into a series of hilarious escapades showcasing the beautiful landscape and local sounds.


Subtitles:English, French, Croatian, Macedonian

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