Requiem for Mrs J.

Rekvijem za gospođu J.

Genre: Drama, dark comedy
Country: Serbia
Year: 2016
Duration: 95 min

Director: Bojan Vuletić
Scenario: Bojan Vuletić

Cast: Mirjana Karanović, Jovana Gavrilović, Vučić Perović, Danica Nedeljković, Boris Isaković, Žika Todorović, Mira Banjac

Programme selection: National Class

Schedule on the Cinema City festival:
Friday, Sep 1, 2017 @ 20:30 - Kapija Open Air Cinema

Synopsis:

Mrs. J., a modest middle-aged woman, and a former administration worker, decides to: wash the dishes, go to the store, find an old family gun. She intends to kill herself with it on the very day her husband died. In five days. Mrs. J. decides to settle all her private and administrative matters in order to kill herself the way she wishes to and leave her family secured. But in order to begin, she only needs a single verified certificate on the last 20 years of service. In the country currently going through the process of transition and an overall reform of administration, that will prove to be extremely complicated. Because to live in transition is complicated. To die is even more.  

Director:

Bojan Vuletić was born in 1977 in Belgrade, where he graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Art with a degree in Film and TV Directing. For several years he worked at B92 TV station, where he directed major documentaries and series. He was also assistant director on several feature films, such as Klopka directed by Srdan Golubović and Kordon by Goran Marković. As a co-screenwriter, he worked with Stefan Arsenijević on an omnibus feature film Izgubljeno-Nadjeno, as well feature film Ljubav i drugi zločini, for which he was awarded at national festivals in Sopot and Vrnjačka Banja. His first feature film made in Serbian-German-French-Croatian-Hungarian co-production Praktičan vodič kroz Beograd sa pevanjem i plakanjem premiered in the competition section of the festival in Karlovy Vary.