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.
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?