Miro, an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia lives in Toronto. When he finds out that his pre-war friend Dado, who has been missing for almost two decades, is now wanted for war-era crimes, his life starts to unravel. Upon hearing that Dado still visits a village on the outskirts of Sarajevo, Miro embarks on a trip back to Bosnia to find his friend.

Official Selection:

Toronto International Film Festival 2012

Rotterdam International Film Festival 2013

“A Bosnian immigrant who fled to Toronto after the civil war returns to his homeland in search of a missing friend who has been implicated in war crimes, in this quietly chilling and finely surreal meditation on confronting traumas of the past.” (TIFF)

“Original, languorous, distinctive” – Howard Feinstein, Screen Daily

“Drljaca turns detective work into surreal poetry” – Peter Howell, The Toronto Star

“A haunting cinematic work of art” – Brian McKechnie, Fipresci

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Director: Igor Drljaca
Starring: Goran Slavkovic, Jasmin Geljo, Edis Livnjak, Minela Jasar
Year: 2012
Country: Canada, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Running Time: 70 Minutes
Genre: Drama