‘Notes from the Underworld’ is not a documentary about the underworld itself and about the events that should be substantiated in hard facts, but a film about the past and different lives bygone.
Marit Weerheijm’s script is cleverly constructed in the way that there is no explanation whatsoever: we have to follow the trip in order to realize what Inay’s “game” is about.
Hosseini tries and succeeds to penetrate deep into the consequences of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th century that are still colouring the lives of the people on the both sides of the border.
The picture is being projected on three horizontally aligned boxy, 4:3 screens simultaneously, making the film’s aspect ratio extremely wide, 4:1.
There is no doubt that The Exit of the Trains is a significant work, but the question that arises is what part of it could be considered cinema.
rbb is the New Award Sponsor for Berlinale Documentary Film Award 2020 and rbb media is a Berlinale Co-Partner
As of 2020, the Berlinale Documentary Film Award will be endowed with € 40,000 in prize money sponsored by public broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb). Thanks to the support from rbb, the award for the best documentary film will also be presented at the Berlinale in the future. Starting in 2020, rbb media will be involved […]
Igor Drljača was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina in 1983 while it was still part of former Yugoslavia. After the war broke out, he left Sarajevo with his family in the summer of 1992, and spent the next year moving between Croatia, Austria and Serbia, before eventually settling in Toronto in 1993. His film […]
Even 25 years upon its end, the first thing Bosnia and Herzegovina would be associated with is the brutal civil war in the 90s that still affects its population.
First thing we should know about Kosovo is that the Europe’s youngest country has also the highest population growth rate on the continent, so the families with five or more children are quite common.