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Das Jahr nach Dayton
The Year after Dayton
A portrait of the first year of peace in Bosnia. This is a human story played out before a background of a war which still makes itself felt, a story of a possible life together, which has on the other hand become impossible in many cases. Rajko, the Serbian mechanic and his family must leave their home for the second time. Nermin, the actor, lost both legs in the war and might have the chance to learn a new role. Halid, a shepherd from the Muslim-controlled region, risks his life to visit friends on the western (Croatian) side of Mostar.
|Sound:||Dolby A Stereo|
|Language spoken:||Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian|
|Awards (selection):||Le Prix Joris Ivens (Paris)
3sat Dokumentarfilm (Duisburg)
Focus on Nikolaus Geyrhalter at the Milano Film Festival
Labeling Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s work as „one of the best gazes in contemporary cinema“ , the Milano festival pays a tribute to the Austrian documentary filmer, including a masterclass and the screenings of The Year After Dayton (1997), Pripyat (1999), Our Daily Bread (2005) as well as the Italien premiere of Geyrhalter’s highly acclaimed Over the Years, released at the Berlinale 2015.
Cinéma du Réel 2016: THE DREAMED ONES in competition
Ruth Beckermann’s THE DREAMED ONES recently awarded Best Austrian fiction film, is part of the international competition at Cinéma du Réel; the festival also dedicates a focus to Nikolaus Geyrhalter including HOMO SAPIENS along with Over the Years and former CDR-award-winners The Year after Dayton and Pripyat.