Serbia/Denmark/Italy/Bulgaria/Greece |
2022 |
104 мин.

Script: Dušan Milić
Director: Dušan Milić
Cinematography: Kiril Prodanov
Music: Kristian Eidnes Andersen

Cast: Danica Ćurčić, Slavko Štimac, Miona Ilov, Flavio Parenti, Ivan Zerbinati, Nikola Kent, Darren Pettie, Nikola Rakočević, Slaviša Čurović, Slađana Bukejlović

Production: Film Deluxe International, This and That Productions – Snezana van Houwelingen
Co-Production: Firefly Productions, Space Rocket Nation, A Lab s.r.l., RFF International, GRAAL Films

Supported by Film Center Serbia, Ministry of Culture and Information Republic of Serbia, EURIMAGES, Danish Film Institute, Bulgarian Film Center, FVG Audiovisual Fund, Friuli Venezia Giulia Film Fund, Greek Film Center, ERT (Greek Public TV), MEDIA Creative Europe, DR – Danish Broadcasting Corporation

In the mountainous outback of Kosovo, in the household surrounded by a dense forest, lives Milica with her mother and grandfather. When the night falls the family barricades in the house, frightened by the terror coming out of the woods.

Is that horror of the besieged house an echo of the recent war times, or just their imagination, as the KFOR officials admonish them? There are no material evidences that something bad is happening, but with every forthcoming night, their fear arises…

Festivals & Awards

  • Audience award – Trieste IFF 2022
  • Critics award – Belgrade FEST 2022
  • Audience award – Sofia Film Festival
  • Sofia Film Festival on the Coast 2022
  • Best director – Sofest Sopot 2022

Dušan Milić was born in Belgrade, Serbia. He graduated from the department of Film and TV Directing at University of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. Hе started his career in 1988 as second assistant director to Enki Bilal on „Bunker Palace Hotel“ and then as first assistant director to Goran Markovic on „Tito and I“ (1992).

Since then, Dušan has been writing screenplays, and in 2003 he directed his feature debut, „Jagoda in the Supermarket“. His second film “Gucha!” (2006) won the Audience award at the 11th Sofia Film Fest. Dušan Milić is one of the screenwriters of the Bulgarian film “The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner” (2008), together with Yuriy Dachev and Stefan Komandarev.

His first two films „Jagoda in the Supermarket” (produced by Emir Kusturica) and „Gucha!“ (produced by Karl Baumgartner) were screened in the Panorama official program at Berlin International Film Festival. His third feature film „Travelator” premiered at Montreal Film Festival in the competition program and won the Innovation award.