"Marijana's life is all about family. In her tiny apartment, parents and children live more on top of each other than side by side. No wonder, then, that they simply drive each other up the wall. Twenty-four-year-old Marijana in particular rages. When the authoritarian Pater familias suffers a stroke, she is forced into a completely new role. For in order to keep the wrecked boat afloat, she takes on two jobs. Completely devastated, Marijana finds solace in shady sex with strangers - free at last! However, what to do with this newfound freedom?"
"The Croatian directorial debutant draws on the poetry of small-town peripheries, cramped hideaways, vapid passions - and the desire to escape them - to create a realistic vision of the spiritual emancipation of a strong heroine, superbly played by amateur actress Mia Petričević. The filmmaker balances the gritty social aspects with a loose commentary on the mentality in the Balkans."
Kamila Dolotina, kviff.com
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Croatia, Denmark 2016
105 min. color. DCP. OV/e
Director: Hana Jušić
Screenplay: Hana Jušić
Cinematography: Jana Plecas
Editing: Jan Klemsche
Music: Hrvoje Niksic
With: Mia Petricevic, Niksa Butijer, Arijana Culina
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