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Trond Espen Seim,
Jan Gunnar Røise,
Evy Kasseth Røsten
Ruza left Serbia, her country, over 30 years ago and lives in Zurich. Her daily life is a string of repetitive moments until, one day, Ana arrives on the scene and upsets Ruza's painstakingly organized world. A subtle friendship develops between the two strong willed women. Written by
With the different departments being from Switzerland, Ex-Yugoslavia and Germany, the official set-language was English, although during shooting all the teams native languages were spoken and many things had to be translated more than once for everyone to understand. See more »
Frane Moja, Vrag Ooni Motore
Performed by Klapa Ivan Grozni
Composed by Sandro Bacic (music), Ivo Didovic (lyrics) See more »
Three women of three different generations, all of Balkan heritage, live their lives lost and homesick in Switezerland. Ruza is a Serb, Mila Croatian and Ana probably urban Bosnian Muslem. But this gentle, thoughtful movie doesn't go there. This is not about ethnic hatred and intolerance, and the bloody war in former Yugoslavia, at least not in any direct way. These three women and their plight bring closer the curse of immigration. The desire for better or safer life, deeply intertwined with loss of roots, belonging and even sense of self. Three women touch each other's lives, and continue their arduous journey called life. Director Andrea Staka doesn't use cheep, tawdry means. She just tells a story as it is. Mirjana Karanovic, Ljubica Jovic and Marija Skaricic, three marvelous actors perfectly cast in this gem of a movie.
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