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Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is on the horizon for her family and people - rescue or death? What move should she take?

This film is supported by:

Eurimages, Vlada FBiH – Ministarstvo obrazovanja, Centrul Național al Cinematografiei, Fondacija za kinematografiju Sarajevo, Austrian Film Institute, The Netherlands Film Fund, The Netherlands Film Incentive, Polish Film Institute, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, ACM, CNC, IF, Filmfonds Wien, Sørfond, Creative Europe, Ministarstvo kulture i sporta Kantona Sarajevo, Foundation Open Society Institute

Born in Sarajevo on December 19th, 1974, Jasmila Žbanić is a graduate of the Academy of Dramatic Arts, Theatre and Film Directing Department. Prior to her career in filmmaking, Žbanić worked as a puppeteer in the Vermont-based Bread and Puppet Theater, and as a clown in a Lee Delong workshop. Her feature debut GRBAVICA (2006) won the 2006 Berlinale Golden Bear, the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, and the Peace Prize. Her second feature film ON THE PATH (2010) premiered at the 2010 Berlinale in Competition. Her third feature, FOR THOSE WHO CAN TELL NO TALES (2013) made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. All of Žbanić’s films were produced through Deblokada, an artists’ association she founded.

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  • Year
  • Runtime
    101 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Norway, Turkey
  • Director
    Jasmila Žbanić
  • Screenwriter
    Jasmila Žbanić
  • Producer
    Damir Ibrahimović, Jasmila Žbanić
  • Co-Producer
    coop99 filmproduktion, Digital Cube, N279, Razor Film, Extreme Emotions, Indie Prod, Tordenfilm, TRT, ZDF arte, ORF (Film/Television-Agreement), BHRT
  • Cast
    Jasna Đuričić, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Ler, Dino Bajrović, Raymond Thiry, Johan Heldenbergh Boris Isaković, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Edita Malovčić
  • Cinematographer
    Christine A. Maier
  • Editor
    Jarosław Kamiński
  • Production Design
    Hannes Salat
  • Composer
    Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
  • Sound Design
    Igor Čamo
  • Music
    Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz