At 47th International Film Festival FEST in Belgrade minor Bosnian co-production ŠAVOVI (STITCHES) directed by Miroslav Terzić and written by Bosnian and Herzegovinian scriptwriter Elma Tataragić has won 3 awards! The film won FIPRESCI Jury Award, “Nebojša Đukelić” Award for Best Regional Film and Snežana Bogdanović won Best Actress Award.
As a reminder, this film was screened in Panorama program where it won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in this section and 2nd place Audience Award!
STITCHES combines elements of thriller and melodrama, and deals with the story of newborn babies abducted from hospitals, which has been a hot social issue in Serbia and the region recently. The film brings the story of a woman who firmly believes that her baby-son was stolen more than 17 years ago, while she was told that her baby died. The main character is played by Serbian actress Snežana Bogdanović.
Bosnian and Herzegovinian co-producers are Amra Bakšić Čamo and Adis Đapo with SCCA/Pro.ba production company.
47th Fest was opened on 22nd February and it was closed on 3rd March.