Bosnia – 1993. In the midst of the Bosnian war a Serbian soldier named Marko witnesses the brutal aggression of Haris, a Muslim civilian, by three fellow soldiers. Marko interferes and saves Haris but is beaten to death by the infuriated soldiers. 2008. The war is over but the wounds of the conflict are still open. Marko’s father is rebuilding a church; he is offered help by one of Marko’s killers’ son and is hesitate about accepting it. Marko’s friend, a renowned surgeon in Belgrade, faces a terrible choice when told to operate on one of the soldiers on the verge of death. As for Haris, he now lives in Germany and is faced with a unique opportunity to repay his debt to his savior.
CAST & CREW
Srdan Golubovic, Srđan Koljević, Milena Pota Koljević
Director of Photography
Leon Lucev, Nebojša Glogovac, Nikola Rakočević, Aleksander Berček
Film House Bas, Mediopolis Filmproduktion
Born 1972, Belgrade, Serbia. Golubovic studied Film Directing in the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at the University of Arts, Belgrade. His first feature film, Absolute Hundred, participated in the main sections of over 30 international film festivals (San Sebastian, Toronto, Thessaloniki, Cottbus, Rotterdam, Pusan, etc) and won 10 international and 19 local awards. His second feature film, The Trap, had its world premiere in 2007 in Berlin (Forum) and has won over 20 international awards. It was shortlisted for The Oscar for the Best Foreign Film. Circles participated at L’Atelier for the 2011 Cannes IFF and won the International Relations Arte Prize. He currently teaches Film Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts at the University of Arts, Belgrade.
Third Segment of the Omnibus (1995, short), Absolute Hundred (2001), The Trap (2007), Circles (2012).