Set against the backdrop of a former Yugoslavia of the nineteen-nineties, this is a single mother's anguish of how one must deal with truths and how to cope with a war's terrible past. With a twelve year old daughter to bring-up, both mother and child come head-to-head when a school trip is in the air and complications and rude awakenings arise from the ashes' of the cold and callous days of conflict, xenophobia and its secrets.
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- Jasmila Zbanic
- Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany
- 90 minutes
- rape, repair & reconciliation, war & armed conflict, women & gender