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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Cekaj me, ja sigurno necu doci / Wait for Me and I Will Not Come (2009) Miroslav Momcilovic, Milos Samolov, Mirjana Karanovic, Gordan Kicic

Cekaj me, ja sigurno necu doci (2009)
Alek is desperate because Teodora left him after a three-year relationship. Alek keeps calling Teodora who has fallen in Love with Nemanja in the meantime. And however decisive and tough Teodora is when she sees Alek, she is as lenient and helpless when she is spending time with Nemanja. The problem is that Nemanja is not in love with her but with Marina, a girl younger by a couple of years. Unfortunately, Marina is not in love with him, she is very attracted to Alek’s “Slavic desperation”. She does not know that the reason for his “charm of a desperate man” is the catastrophe with Teodora, she thinks Alek is simply that way… A certain emotional system of connected judgments is established, an enchanted love circle that everyone is longing for everyone, everyone is harassing and torturing everyone, and in its centre is Bane, as the witness of all emotional prides and falls.
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