Tag Archives: Serbia

Sjaj u ocima / Loving Glances (2003) Srdjan Karanovic, Senad Alihodzic, Ivana Bolanca, Jelena Djokic, Drama, Romance

Sjaj u ocima AKA Loving Glances (2003)
A warm romantic comedy with local Serbian flavor, “Loving Glances” marks the return of acclaimed Belgrade helmer Srdjan Karanovic to directing after a 12-year absence due to the war in former Yugoslavia and its aftermath. Film’s difficult production circumstances are invisible, however, in the mildly surreal inter-ethnic love story between two young refugees.
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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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