Archive Cinema City 2016.



Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Greece, The Netherlands
Year: 2016
Duration: 113'

Director: Nikola Ljuca
Scenario: Staša Bajac, Nikola Ljuca

Cast: Miloš Timotijević, Tamara Krcunović, Slaven Došlo, Jelena Stupljanin

Programme selection: National Class


After spending the morning with her young lover, Mina – an attractive thirty year old, goes to Belgrade airport to pick up her handsome husband Petar and his colleague. On the way back, she silently listens to them talk about their trip. At home, while Petar is asleep, Mina disappears. Petar goes to their friends’ party as planned, telling them she felt sick. But as she doesn’t appear the next day, he just keeps on lying. At work, where his job is to usher the companies’ business partners in breaking the law, the pressure grows as a new deal approaches. In the constant summer heat, Petar can’t sleep and spends the nights running. He tries to turn to someone, but both his friends and his family are consumed with their own issues.


Nikola Ljuca was born in Belgrade in 1985. He studied Film Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. His short films Thursday, Sergeant and Scenes With Women were screened in many international film festivals, winning several awards. He was a participant of the Sarajevo Talents, Berlinale Talents and LocarnoFilmmakersAcademy and jury member at Sarajevo Film Festival and Priština Film Festival. He worked as an assistant and casting director on feature films Circles by SrdanGolubovic, In the Land of Blood and Honey by Angelina Jolie and Next to Me by StevanFilipovic, on several TV shows Got Talent, X factor, ER and as a video artist in many theaters and contemporary art projects.

Original language: Serbian, English, French
Subtitle: English and Serbian