Srbenka
  • Original Title: Srbenka

A theater group in Zagreb rehearses a play inspired in a murder case of a 12-year-old girl that occurred 25 years earlier. Behind the curtain, intense psychotherapy begins.

Srbenka
Awards

AWARDS: Grand Prix; Best Editing (Tomislav Stojanović); Oktavijan Award for Best Documentary Film. Croatian Film Days/ Special mention. of the Buyens-Chagoll jury. Visions du Réel – International Competition/ Award for Documentary Film of the Year. Doc Alliance/ Heart Of Sarajevo, Best Documentary Film; Audience Award for Best Documentary Film.  Sarajevo Film Festival

Srbenka. Theater and death

This Croatian documentary directed by Nebojša Slijepčević invites us to the stage of a theater group in the capital of that country to be exceptional witnesses of the preparation of an extraordinary play.

Inspired by the murder case of a 12-year-old girl that occurred 25 years earlier, the play embodies atrocious emotions that these actors will have to deal with in the run-up to the premiere. Will they be able to endure it?

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