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Separation, Vivid Dreams

Documentary Film
Belgium,
Montenegro
2018
18 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Michel Dutry, Bojana Radulović
Bojana Radulović
Thierry Detaille, Bojana Radulović
Marie-Hélène Mora
Bojana Radulović
Marie-Hélène Mora, Charlie Dub
A young woman returns to her childhood home in Montenegro after seventeen years. It’s dilapidated, left-behind objects are covered in foil, family pictures still hanging on the walls. A personal and performative journey into the unconscious. Memories emerge layer by layer, ghosts of the war that stand in the way of a new departure of the country. Abandoned construction sites are everywhere, like silent witnesses of stagnation, while Chinese companies invest in rebuilding the infrastructure.

Annina Wettstein