A mysterious spring is hidden deep in the mountains of Bosnia, named Mushka Voda, which translates as "Men's Water". Locals swear that when a man drinks from the spring he will become more virile. Director Cameron Lowe takes this Eastern European fable and weaves it into a unique and surprising story of a young man's rite of passage into the world of passion and love. The story starts in the local village of Brateljevici where an old man has been driven insane by his addiction to the famed water - and the lack of it. The spring, long dried up, is rumored to now be flowing again and old Ibrahim races maniacally to its source. Through a cosmic upheaval set off by Ibrahim this special water gushes deep through the center of the earth to appear in the bathroom pipes of one single apartment in Los Angeles, California. As the wisdom goes, 'the water always finds the man who needs it most'. The tenant of this apartment, Fortimbras Sangster, unwittingly gets a taste of the water and quickly ... Written by
A plunge into the unknown.
Did You Know?
The story of Mushka Water, or Mushka Voda-the true Serbo-Croatian name, was originally genesised in Cameron's head, but merged into cohesive order after an article came out in the Los Angeles Times about a legendary spring in Brateljevici, Bosnia - Herzegovina. See more