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The Chicken (2014)

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As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to.

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Una Gunjak

Writer:

Una Gunjak
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Cast overview:
Iman Alibalic Iman Alibalic ... Selma
Esma Alic Esma Alic ... Azra
Mirela Lambic Mirela Lambic ... Sabina
Mario Knezovic Mario Knezovic ... Emko
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Sarajevo, 1993. As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realizes the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to. While trying to bring back the missing chicken, Selma's mum becomes a target of a sniper shoot. Written by Anonymous

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Touching and powerful story
23 August 2018 | by karla-lulicSee all my reviews

I saw this film during Sarajevo film festival, and it shook me to the core of my being. The story is warm, touching and disturbing. Masterly shot with great interpretation.


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Germany | Croatia

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English | Bosnian

Release Date:

17 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hönan See more »

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Zagreb, Croatia

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ZAK Film Productions See more »
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