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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams

Release Date: February 16, 2007 (NY)
Studio: Strand Releasing
Director: Jasmila Žbanić
Screenwriter: Jasmila Žbanić
Starring: Mirjana Karanovic, Luna Mijovic
Genre: Drama, Foreign
MPAA Rating: Not Available
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Plot Summary: Set in a contemporary Sarajevo still reeling from the aftermath of war, "Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams" is a textured and authentic testament to the innate drive to triumph over conflict. Throughout the film, Jasmila Zbanic indeed reveals the women of Grbavica to be a community of strong-willed survivors. Esma (Mirjana Karanovic) is a single mother who lives with her rebellious twelve-year-old daughter, Sara (Luna Mijovic), in the Grbavica district of Sarajevo, a neighborhood used as an internment camp during the conflict in the nineties. In a nuanced, beautifully rendered performance, Karanovic portrays a woman who has surrendered to life’s graver indignities, while consciously affirming her existence through small triumphs.

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