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The Gravediggers

Poland, 2008 (MIFF 2010, Fiction)

Director: Bartek Cierlica

The atrocities of the Bosnian war live on in the hearts and minds of those who survived, and those that took part.

D Bartek Cierlica P Jacek Wosiewicz S Bartek Cierlica, Mojca Tir L Serbian w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2008

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