The Frog

Elmir Jukic, Bosnië en Herzogovina e.a., 78 min, Eastern Neighbours Filmfestival

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Based on a record breaking stage play that has been loved by the audience not only in Sarajevo but the whole Ex-Yu for more than a decade. Winner of three Golden Arenas at Pula FF and the Audience Award at the Sarajevo Filmfestival. 

Zeko is a barber and war veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. One day he invites his brother Braco and friend Svabo to Eid festivities. He intends to take advantage of the holiday mood and ask his brother, a gambler and alcoholic, to get back on the right path. When he realize that Braco does not have intention to change himself, he tries to force him. A violent conflict breaks out between them and Zeko starts to lose his ground. Alone, without his only friend and his brother, he decides to kill himself – until a young man, selling books door-to-door, suddenly arrives.

The first feature film by well-known Bosnian theatre and TV series director Elmir Jukic, based on the iconic stage play by Dubravko Mihanovic.

Elmir Jukic
Bosnië en Herzogovina e.a.

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English subtitles