Synopsis

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is on the horizon for her family and people – rescue or death? Which move should she take? “Like her debut film “Grbavica”, which received the Berinale’s Golden Bear in 2006, Žbanic continues to center women’s perspectives in her work. War films are too often the realm of male directors, with their relentless violence and explosive action scenes. And yet, as Bosniaks know too well, too often it is women who must bear the brunt of war traumas and are left to pick up the pieces.” (Indiewire)

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Credits

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OT: Quo Vadis, Aida?
Director: Jasmila Žbanić
Screenplay: Jasmila Žbanić
Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Netherlands
Production: Deblokada, coop99 filmproduktion, Razor Film, Extreme Emotions, Indie Prod., ZDF Arte
Cast: Jasna Đuričić,, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Ler, Dino Bajrović, Edita Malovčić, Johan Heldenbergh
Length: 103 min.
Language: Bosnian-English-Dutch OV / English subtitles
German Distribution: Farbfilm
Festivals: Venice, Toronto, Hamburg, Seville, Busan, El Gouna, Viennale etc.
Awards: Venice, Antalya, El Gouna Golden Star and Best Actress, Arras Best Film

“Quo Vadis, Aida?” is Bosnia-Herzegovina’s 2021 Oscar® Entry (“Best International Feature Film”).