Vesna is a middle-aged hospital nurse in Zagreb, whose dedication to her adult children and her patients brings them joy and comfort. Quietly she goes about her daily life of mundane chores: babysitting for her son, helping her daughter (played by this year’s Shooting Star Tihana Lazović) prepare for her wedding. Out of the blue Vesna gets a call from her husband Žarko, who left his family on the eve of the war to fight for ‘the other side’. Having just been released from a prison sentence for war crimes in Croatia and Bosnia. His reappearance sends her carefully reconstructed life in a tail spin, endangering her new identity.
Awards & Festivals
Berlin Panorama 2016