Regie, Kamera, Produktion Kinofilme


byJasmila Žbanić | 2020

Drama | AUT, BIH, ROU, NED, GER, POL, FRA, NOR, TUR | 102 min


Aida is a schoolteacher who teaches English, but during the war in 1995 in Bosnia she is employed by the United Nations as a translator. When her hometown Srebrenica falls under the occupation of the Serbian army, she and her family – as well as 25000 citizens look for shelter in a UN Dutch battalion base. She is sure that the UN will protect them. However, as things starts to fall apart, she has to react and find a way to rescue her family. UN commanders – instead of aiding the people – force them to go out of the UN safe zone into the hands of Serbian army. Aida is begging them to leave her children and take her…


Jasna Djuricic

Izudin Bajrovic

Boris Ler

Dino Bajrovic

Teun Luijkx

Johan Heldenbergh

Juda Goslinga



Director Jasmila Žbanić

Screenplay Jasmila Žbanić

Camera Christine Maier

Casting Narcisa Cvitanovic

Editor Jaroslaw Kaminski

Costume Malgorzata Gosia Karpiuk, Ellen Lens

Art Department Hannes Salat

Make-Up/Hair Designer Michaela Payer

Producers Damir Ibrahimovic, Cristian Nicolescu, Barbara Albert, Bruno Wagner, Els Vandevorst, Margaux Juvénal, Eric Neve, Ewa Puszczynska, Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner


European Film Award 2021 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress

Oscar nomination 2021

Kurier Romy Branchenpreis 2021 – Best Production & Price of the Jury Cinema

Austrian Movie Award – Best Female Supporting Role – Edita Malovčić, Best Camera – Christine A. Maier, Best Make-Up/Hair Design – Michaela Payer, Best Production Design – Hannes Salat