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Circles Krugovi

Srdan Golubović / Serbia, Slovenia, Germany, Croatia / 2013 / 112 min


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A new perspective on the bloody Yugoslav conflict and the repercussions that are still being felt today, this time shown through one of the few positive stories about this fratricidal war.

Bosnia at war, 1993. Marko, a Serbian soldier, witnesses the brutal aggression against Haris, a Muslim civilian, by three fellow soldiers. Marko interferes and saves Haris, but is beaten to death by the infuriated soldiers. Fifteen years later, in 2008, when the war is over but the wounds of the conflict are still open, some of the protagonists of the incident meet again. Rebuilding a local church, Marko’s father is offered help by one of Marko’s killers and hesitates about accepting it. Marko’s friend, a renowned surgeon in Belgrade, faces terrible choices when told to operate on one of the three Marko’s slayers. As for Haris, he now lives in Germany and is faced with a unique opportunity to repay his debt to his saviour.

»Circles is a film about people whose lives are changed by a single event. About the shadows of the past and the need to step out of these shadows. This film is inspired by true events.«
- Srdan Golubović

Srdan Golubović
Born in 1972 in Belgrade, Golubović studied film directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where he is currently on the faculty. His first feature film, Absolute Hundred, won more than ten festival awards and solidified his international reputation. His glittering career as a filmmaker continued with the second feature film, The Trap. Circles is his third full-length film.

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