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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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Saadet Aksoy received critical acclaim with her portrayal of Aska. 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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True Sense of Motherhood on Screen !
2 April 2013 | by (Costa Mesa, CA) – See all my reviews

Amazing acting from Penelope Cruz, she shows the true feelings of being a mother in an ironic sense. A woman's desire for motherhood has been well illustrated! Her facial expressions throughout the movie are emotionally penetrating and make you think about this movie for quite a while.

The movie has a perfect story-line. The shifting between present and past is done is professional way so you would connect the events without loosing the line.

Watching this movie is like a heart-rending ride, but cinematography and acting are rewarding. The background music faultlessly matches all episodes of the movie. In one word, it's a well-directed and well-acted Italian movie.


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