Cineast 2018: A Balkan Noir
A Balkan Noir, Sweden/Montenegro 2017, drama, 74 min, English subtitles, Written and directed by Dražen Kuljanin, with Disa Östrand, Srdjan Grahovac, Johannes Kuhnke, Sergej Trifunovic
Swedish couple Nina and Oskar's daughter went missing on vacation in Montenegro. Five years later, Nina is back in Montenegro and wants to take revenge. A dynamic, captivating thriller with crime, vengeance and punishment in its centre, A Balkan Noir is a revenge-driven tale of grief, parental love and the impossibility of accepting one's fate.