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Children Of Sarajevo

Project information

Talent Adis Djapo
Role of participant Line Producer
Director Aida Begic
Producer Aida Begic
Screenwriter Aida Begic
Status finished

Production details

Running time 90 min
Genre Drama
Year of production 2012
Countries of Production Bosnia And Herzegovina , France , Germany , Turkey


Rahima (23) and Nedim (14) are orphans of the Bosnian war. They live in Sarajevo, a transitional society that has lost its moral compass, including in the way it treats children of the people who were killed fighting for the freedom of their city. After crime-prone adolescent years, Rahima has found comfort in Islam and she hopes her brother will follow in her footsteps.
Their life of bare survival becomes even more difficult after Nedim gets into a fistfight with the son of a local strongman and breaks his expensive mobile phone. This incident triggers a chain of events leading Rahima to the discovery that her brother leads a double life.