A powerful film inspired by the true case of a Serbian seamstress who had been searching for her “dead son” for almost two decades. Best European Film at this year’s Berlinale.
Based on true events, the film takes place in contemporary Belgrade, 18 years after a young seamstress was coldly informed of her newborn’s sudden death. She still believes the infant was stolen from her in hospital. Dismissed by others as paranoid and with a mother’s determination, she summons the strength for one last battle against the police, the hospital bureaucracy and even her own family to uncover the truth. An emotional story of one of a hundred families who have suffered . the same fate in Serbia, featuring Snezana Bogdanovic, one of the most prominent actresses from former Yugoslavia. The film had its world premiere in the Panorama section at Berlinale and won the Europa Cinemas Label for great direction, cinematography, script, editing and superior performances.
Screening will be followed by Q&A with Snezana Bogdanovic
- Miroslav Terzic
- Servië, Slovenië, Kroatië, Bosnië en Herzegovina