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Year of participation 2013
Program Feature Competition

Circles
Producer(s) Goran Joksimović
Director(s) Srđan Golubović
Script Srdan Golubovic, Srđan Koljević, Milena Pota Koljević
Director of Photography Aleksandar Ilić
Music by Mario Schneider
Sound Julij Zornik
Edit Marko Glušac
Cast Leon Lucev, Nebojša Glogovac, Nikola Rakočević, Aleksander Berček
Production company(-ies) Film House Bas Celik Gospodar Jevremova 35 / 9 11000 Belgrade, Serbia 00381 11 303 4441 Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion Cotheniusstrasse 20, 10 407 Berlin, Germany
 

Synopsis

 Bosnia – 1993. In the midst of the Bosnian war a Serbian soldier named Marko witnesses the brutal aggression of Haris, a Muslim civilian, by three fellow soldiers. Marko interferes and saves Haris but is beaten to death by the infuriated soldiers. 2008. The war is over but the wounds of the conflict are still open. Marko’s father is rebuilding a church; he is offered help by one of Marko’s killers’ son and is hesitate about accepting it. Marko’s friend, a renowned surgeon in Belgrade, faces a terrible choice when told to operate on one of the soldiers on the verge of death. As for Haris, he now lives in Germany and is faced with a unique opportunity to repay his debt to his savior.

 

Awards

Best Director, Best Cinematographer, Festroia, Portugal, 2012; Best Director, Go East Wiesbaden, Germany, 2012; Best Director, Bari European FF, Italy, 2012, Audience Award, Sofia IFF, Bulgaria, 2012

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 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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