Tag Archives: Bosnian

Benjamin Filipovic – Dobro ustimani mrtvaci AKA Well-Tempered Corpses (2005)

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Two cynical workers in a hospital morgue (Boro Stjepanovic, Zan Marolt) make bets on how many bodies will turn up by a certain time. When three corpses are suddenly wheeled in after a horrific accident involving a plane, a car and a suicide jumper, joining a forth cadaver who suddenly dropped dead in a government lobby, one coroner appears to have won the bet. But death holds many surprises. Read More »

Thanasis Neofotistos – Route-3 (2019)

Synopsis
In a sweaty, overcrowded tram in Sarajevo, a shy teenager is beset by every imaginable impediment as he tries to capture the attention of his object of desire. Read More »

Srdjan Vuletic – Ljeto u zlatnoj dolini AKA Summer in the Golden Valley (2003)

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In a postwar Sarajevo, a young boy is trying to repay debt of his deceased father in a special Bosnian way. Read More »

Sara Ristic – Moj Tata, Klovn AKA My Dad, the Clown (2020)

As many parents are, Sara’s are divorced. As few parents are, Sara’s dad is a professional clown. After a major life event, Sara has the opportunity to finally spend quality time with her dad and meet the person behind the clown. Read More »

Aida Begic – Djeca AKA Children of Sarajevo (2012)

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Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at the 65th Cannes Film Festival, Aida Begic’s Children of Sarajevo (Djeca, 2012) is a tightly-focused drama, portraying life in contemporary Bosnia from the point of view of the war orphans now reaching maturity. Marija Pikic plays Rahima, a 23-year-old woman who, after a misspent youth, has found solace and direction in Islam, practising the Hajib and wearing a headscarf. Read More »

André Gil Mata – The Tree AKA Drvo (2018)

A man, a child, two wars, a river, a tree. A man and a child meet under a tree on a river bank, sharing the same memory and a secret. They find in each other the serenity, the silence and the time they lost in the flowing water of the river. Read More »

Jasmila Zbanic – Na putu AKA On the Path [+Extra] (2010)

Synopsis:
Luna and Amar are a couple. Their relationship is under great strain. First of all, Amar loses his job for being drunk at work. Luna is very worried and has little hope of realising her fragile dream of having a child with Amar. But her fears for their future increase when Amar takes on a well-paid job in a Muslim community hours away from where they live. Only after quite some time has elapsed during which they have had no contact with each other, is Luna allowed to visit Amar in this community of conservative Wahhabis in its idyllic lakeside location. Read More »