No Man's Land (movie)

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The debut of writer and director Danis Tanović in 2001, No Man's Land is a war/anti-war movie, a bleakly funny parable packed with irony, settled in 1993 during the Bosnian war.

No Man's Land has been compared to Catch-22, MASH and Waiting for Godot containing equal parts of irony and futility.

Plot outline

After various skirmishes, two wounded soldiers, one Bosnian Muslim (Čiki, played by Branko Đurić) and one Bosnian Serb (Nino, played by Rene Bitorajac), confront each other in a trench in the no man's land between their lines. They wait for dark, trading insults and even finding some common ground; sometimes one has the gun, sometimes the other, sometimes both.

Things get complicated when another wounded Bosnian Muslim, the UN (whose high command tries not to help), an English reporter, a French sergeant, and a German landmine specialist show up...

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External links

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