Years after the end of the Bosnian war, a woman finds evidence that her young daughter, who disappeared during the war, might have survived and been adopted by a German family.

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Years after the end of the Bosnian war, a woman finds evidence that her young daughter, who disappeared during the war, might have survived and been adopted by a German family.

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Impressive movie from Germany
26 November 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Warchild is an extraordinary piece showing the two colliding worlds of people from post-war Bosnia and a Western Europe state (Germany as an example). The opening scene with a shot covering the former Olympic Stadium of Sarajevo with its graveyards nowadays sets the right tone from the start. The movie is about the desperate search of a mother for her child. Luckily the child does not play a major role in the film. This is allows to focus on the mother who is personated by Labina Mitevska. Her performance is great and persuading, you believe her kismet through the whole film. Director Christian Wagner mentioned in the Q&A after the London screening during the German film festival that another ending was planned; it might be debated if the new ending fulfills audience's expectations; but you never know either what the original plan was.


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