SEX, DRUGS AND VIDEO TAPES. A DIFFERENT KIND OF SERBIAN FILM
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The young Serbian film director tops our 2012 list with her upcoming drama Clip, exploring the tension between apathy and uncontrolled euphoria of teenagers captured in dismal Serbian everyday reality. Maja’s characters find escape in the parallel world of sex, drugs and video tapes, bound by energy they cannot control.
Combining fast, explicit imagery with an atmosphere of dreamy melancholy, Maja’s film is sure to raise some eyebrows in European cinema. The premiere is due later this month at IFF Rotterdam, where Clip is nominated for the Tiger Awards for best film. You’ll be able to catch it around global film events throughout the year.