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THE BLACKS

Croatia, 2009 (MIFF 2010, International Panorama)

Director: Goran Devic, Zvonimir Juric

Looking for the enemy, they found it where nobody expected - in themselves.

From acclaimed Croatian filmmakers Goran Devic and Zvonimir Juric comes a film vilifying the crimes of their own people.

The Blacks follows the tale of a fictional paramilitary group as they set out to retrieve the bodies of fallen comrades, a mission that gradually reveals the true horrors carried out under the cover of war.

Sparking controversy amongst Croatian audiences with its strong anti-nationalist sentiment, The Blacks is a hard-hitting portrayal of the war crimes allegedly committed against the Serbian people during the Balkan war.

D Goran Devic, Zvonimir Juric P Ankica Juric Tilic S Goran Devic, Zvonimir Juric WS Kinorama L Croatian w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2009

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