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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

Epizoda u životu berača željeza

Directed by Danis Tanović
Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, 2013


A Roma family living far away from the urban centres of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The father Nazif salvages metal from old cars and sells it to a scrap-dealer. The mother Senada keeps the house tidy, cooks, bakes and cares for their two small daughters.

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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker Directed by Danis Tanović

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2013 | 4 wins including: Jury Grand Prix

2013 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury



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