Misha Brankov is a retired music professor. One morning he receives a letter requesting him to contact the Jewish Museum in Belgrade. At the museum, he learns that during some excavations on the sewers at the city’s Old Fairgrounds, an iron box was found, in this same place where during the Second World War an infamous concentration camp was set up for Serbian Jews and Gypsies. The contents of the box will change the Professor’s life. –TIFF
He was raised by his grandparents in Niš, following the divorce of his parents, and 14 years later returned to Belgrade where he worked in his stepfather’s cinema.
He graduated from the Film Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). He directed many documentary films and TV dramas for TV Belgrade. His first feature film was Beach Guard in Winter), released in 1976. It was entered into the 26th Berlin International Film Festival. Two years later, his film The Dog Who Loved Trains was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival in 1978. —Wikipedia