The idyllic Yugoslav Riviera. A large, empty terrace overlooking the blue Adriatic. A man with a glass of wine. Haunting, riotous voices of the masses end the peace. The mythological, unconditional peace is disturbed.
Old cinema creates new cinema in a new context. Stolen old images, someone’s audio track, someone else’s soundscapes – they re-create, reinventing interactions, relations and dialogue in familiar footage.
One of the top directors of Yugoslavian cinema, provocative, lucid, brave and with a great sense of humour, introduces us to the old inhabitants of a village, those who have many intriguing stories to share.
What is often discussed nowadays, the thin line between fiction and documentary, was taken for granted 40 years ago … Xenia is a young choreographer who brought modern dance to Yugoslavia in the 1970s.