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Quo vadis, Aida? Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Norway 2020 | 101 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Jasmila Žbanić

JASMILA ŽBANIĆ (*1974) worked at the Bread and Puppet Theater in the USA, before she founded her own film company in her home town of Sarajevo in 1997. Her debut feature "Grbavica – The Land of My Dreams" won the Golden Bear in Berlin in 2006.

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[⏵] After her harrowing drama about systematic rape in the Bosnian war, Jasmila Žbanić’s new film deals with the massacre of Srebrenica – no less harrowingly. Srebrenica, July 1995. Aida works as an interpreter for the UN. When the Serbian army moves into the Bosnian enclave and takes power, she seeks shelter with thousands of others in the UN camp. Bitter political negiotiations begin which Aida has to translate – and from which she learns fateful, terrible information. Despite this explosive knowledge, she hangs on to the hope of being able to escape the fate that threatens to engulf them.
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Original title: Quo vadis, Aida?
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Bosnian, English
Section: Kaleidoscope
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Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Jasmila Žbanić
Screenplay: Jasmila Žbanić
Cast: Jasna Đuričić, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Ler, Dino Bajrović, Raymond Thiry, Johan Heldenbergh, Boris Isaković, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Edita Malovčić
Producer: Damir Ibrahimovich, Jasmila Žbanić
Director of Photography: Christine A. Maier
Music: Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
Production Design: Hannes Salat
Editor: Jarosław Kamiński
Sound: Igor Čamo
Costume design: Małgorzata Karpiuk, Ellen Lens
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Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: farbfilm verleih
World Sales:
Production: Deblokada
Contact: Alexandre Dupont-Geisselmann, farbfilm verleih: a.geisselmann@farbfilm-verleih.de

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