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Twice Born (2012)

Venuto al mondo (original title)
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A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.

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Diego
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Gojco
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Aska
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Pietro
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Velida
Jovan Divjak
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Gemma's husband
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Doctor (as Branko Duric)
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Psicologa
Luca De Filippo ...
Armando
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Giuliano
Bruno Armando
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A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.

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A story of love. A story of war. A story of life.

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Drama | Romance | War

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Rated R for violence including a rape scene, sexuality/nudity, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 December 2013 (USA)  »

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Twice Born  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,947 (USA) (6 December 2013)

Gross:

$14,947 (USA) (6 December 2013)
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2.35 : 1
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Emile Hirsch (Diego) is the only American in the cast. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gemma: [on phone] Hello?
Gojco: [on the other end] May I speak with Gemma?
Gemma: This is Gemma.
Gojco: Gemma? Gemma, is that really you?
Gemma: Gojco?
Gojco: Yes, Gemma. It's me
Gemma: My Gojco?
Gojco: Your Gojco.
[laughs]
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One of the Best Movies I've Ever Seen
29 January 2013 | by (Cambrils, Spain) – See all my reviews

We just saw "Twice Born", and I would have to say it's one of the best movies I've ever seen. I shared an office with a Croatian during the Yugoslavian war, so I had a good idea what kind of details this "love story" would have... but the mix of history, great performances, and an arresting plot, brought home the reality of what war means to civilians caught up in it.

I could nitpick - there were a few things about the movie that I did not understand... but there is no doubt that the movie hit me.... hard.

Don't expect to come out of the movie feeling happy...

I just downloaded the book that the movie was adapted from to my Kindle this morning. I want to know more about the characters.


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