My Beautiful Country
In Serbian & Croatian with English subtitles
Director: Michaela Kezele
Kosovo, 1999. As the civil war between Serbs and Albanians rages, hatred has replaced tolerance, and towns are brutally divided along ethnic lines. The young Serbian widow Danica lives with her two sons in a predominantly Serbian community close to a small town which the River Ibar divides into an Albanian and a Serbian section. It is a moving love story in a time of hatred: the young Serbian widow Danica falls in love with Ramiz, a Kosovo-Albanian soldier who, wounded in battle, seeks refuge in her home on the Serbian side of the River Ibar. Ramiz makes friends with Danica’s children as well – but not with her spiteful and jealous neighbor...
導演簡歷 Director Biography
Michaela KezeleBorn in Munich in 1975. She studied music and graduated with a degree in acting, before going on to study direction at the University of Television and Film Munich. She graduated in 2008, and her thesis film was the acclaimed short film Milan. My Beautiful Country is her first feature-length film.