The film is set in the Nazi-occupied Croatian Ustasha regime "NDH" in former Yugoslavia during WWII. The film is told through the experiences of a little girl named Dara who is sent as a child during the Holocaust in the Balkans to the infamous extermination camp complex Jasenovac, also known as "Balkan's Auschwitz", when it was ruled by sadistic camp commander Maks Luburic until the liberation. The film is the first modern WWII movie that takes place in or shows this NDH era camp.Written by
From the family of Biljana Cekic, who plays little Dara in the film "Dara from Jasenovac", as many as nine members did not return from Jasenovac. Their family felt the horrors of the war, her great-grandmother and nine other relatives were in the camp in Jasenovac. She survived, the others did not. See more »
Serbs waited for their sufferings to be heard
For decades, Serbs waited for their sufferings to be heard. And finally that moment came. In the form of this masterful film. Genius Maksa, genius actors, genius Gaga Antonijevic, Natasa Drakulovic etc. Magnificent!
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