Tag Archives: Mirjana Karanovic

Dobra zena / A Good Wife (2016) Mirjana Karanovic, Boris Isakovic, Jasna Djuricic, Drama

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Milena is a middle-aged wife and mother ensconced comfortably behind a gate in an upscale suburb of Belgrade. She quietly tends to her looks, dutifully cooks and entertains, and meets her friends for choir practice. She makes love with her husband and they socialize jauntily with a group of old friends. But unsettling realities are beginning to seep into Milena’s consciousness and disrupt her ordered world. One day while cleaning, she happens upon a videotape that incriminates her husband in horrific war crimes. A Good Wife is the story of how this secret reverberates in Milena’s life and eventually changes her.
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Grbavica / Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006) Jasmila Zbanic, Mirjana Karanovic, Luna Zimic Mijovic, Leon Lucev, Drama

Grbavica (2006)
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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