Directed by Ahmed Imamović | BOSNIA / HERZEGOVINA | 2010 | 90min | Subtitle
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Patience, faith, love and forgiveness are sorely tested among a community of Bosnian Muslims 15 years after the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Belvedere Refugee Camp’s residents are mostly widows like Ruveyda. While caring for a kind but tempestuous paraplegic and his young son, she still hopes to collect her husband’s and son’s missing remains by stalking a former commander in nearby Srebrenica. As Ruveyda tries to pick up the pieces of her shattered and wartorn life, her nephew Ado is ready to move on, to live in the present and embrace his future. His choices are foreign to Ruveyda and unimaginable to a family and community lodged in the past. With visually arresting skill and unexpected humor, director Ahmed Imamovic paints an emotionally rich portrait of war’s troubled aftermath.