Burlesque Tragedy 

By Goran MARKOVIC ( 90′ / Ex Yugoslavia).

A French-Bulgarian co-production: Dari Films / ARTE France Cinéma / LB Productions / Compagnie des Films. With the participation of Fond Sud / Centre National de la Cinématographie and the Media Program of the European Union.

Award for Best Direction at the Montreal World Film Festival

Doctor Ivan, in charge of the Belgrade psychiatric asylum, can no longer provide care for his patients due to lack of funds. Out of sheer exhaustion, he decides to open the doors of his hospital and to leave with his residents, to take them home one by one. Their crazy odyssey bursts into the life of a normal and very “proper” family. In the midst of the chaos created by the war, it soon becomes clear that the craziest people are not necessarily the ones you think they are…