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[A]torsion

Slovenia, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Fiction)

Director: Stefan Arsenijevic

Sarajevo, 1994. In a besieged tunnel connecting ordinary folk to the outside world, a mixed amateur choir is called upon to save a pregnant, albeit ailing cow. However the group must also bond together to salvage something far greater—hope! Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Short Film, Berlin.

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