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My Own Private War

Directed by Lidija Zelovic
Netherlands, 2016
Documentary, War


What happens when a collective trauma hits a family? In this very personal documentary about the war in Bosnia, the director makes an inner journey through memories, places and people she loves. She will find that the real war is raging within people. Even inside herself.

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My Own Private War Directed by Lidija Zelovic

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  • Bob's rating of the film My Own Private War

    A documentary that takes rather simplistic approach on a subject of complex multi-national, multi-religious and multi-ideological issues, just to show absurdity of it when it's stripped down to individual story-lines. Final results are confessions without repentance and vise versa, while laughing in the face of self-pity turns out to be a long way home, even when the constructions are forever long gone.