Esma's Secret (Grbavica)
Monday, 5 January, 2009 at 7:30pm

In Sarajevo Esma has told her daughter Sara, that her father died a hero in the Balkan War. Esma finally has to tell the truth. Painful and brutal, yet honest and hopeful, this superbly acted film represents the first step of a damaged nation dealing with the profound consequences of war and rebuilding its shattered identity.

Jasmila Zbanic. Austria/Bosnia/Germany. 2006. 95 mins. Sub-titles. Cert 15. Subtitled

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