Focus, Grandma

  • Pjer Žalica
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey
  • 2020.
  • 93'
  • Koncentriši se, baba

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A fight for inheritance, a stumbling stone of every Balkan family, is in focus of the new black comedy by Pjer Žalica (The Fire Is Burning – ZFF 2003, Special Mention). April 1992, members of a large family strewn across Yugoslavia gather in Sarajevo around the deathbed of their dying grandmother, Marija (Mira Banjac – Balkan Spy, The Farm in the Small Marsh, Don’t Lean Out the Window). She’s minutes from death, but minutes turn to hours, hours into days, and she doesn’t want to die. Bickering turns into a war for the family house and the shrewd Marija only adds fuel to the fire. Preoccupied with their intrigues, the members of the family disregard the signs of an upcoming cataclysm.

Subtitles: EN

Pjer Žalica

Director, writer, producer, and dean of the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. Famous for Fuse and Days and Hours. Wrote a screenplay for The Frog (ZFF 2015). Directed several short and documentary films, as well as plays, TV programs, ads and music videos. One of the partners of Refresh production company.

Focus, Grandma

Pjer Žalica
Pjer Žalica
Jasna Žalica, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Alma Prica, Jadranka Đokić, Vedrana Božinović, Admir Glamočak, Dženita Imamović, Branimir Popović, Izudin Bajrović, Dino Sarija, Mira Banjac
Almir Đikoli
Redžinald Šimek
Mirsad Purivatra, Amra Bakšić Čamo, Jovan Marjanović, Aida Huseinović, Enes Erbay
Sarajevo Grad Filma, TRT, BH Telecom, Obala Art Centar, Forum, Teferruat Film
Festivals & Awards
Sarajevo Film Festival 2020

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