26.9. - 5.10.2019

Besa Serbia, Slovenia, France, Hungary, Croatia 2009 | 106 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

rated for 0 + years
At the very beginning of the First World War, FILIP, a Serb and the principal of a gymnasium in a small Serbian town, is summoned urgently to Belgrade to serve in the war effort. He has no one to leave his wife, LEA, with. She is a young and pretty Slovenian woman. AZEM, an illiterate, patriarchal Albanian, the school custodian, gives Filip his solemn oath, his ‘Besa’ that he will look after Lea and see to it that nothing happens to her. Two Europeans, from two entirely different cultures and habits are forced to an awkward cohabitation in the empty school...
Orig. Title: Besa
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Serbian
Section: Eurovisuell
Director: Srđan Karanović
Screenplay: Srđan Karanović
Cast: Predrag Miki Manojlović, Iva Krajnc, Raša Bukvić, Nebojša Dugalić
Producer: Jelena Mitrović,Srdan Golubović
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Zoran Simjanović
Camera: Slobodan Trninić
Set Designer: Goran Joksimović
Cutter: Branka Čeperac
Format: 35 mm
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