South by southeast

I've only read the description, but this new film by Milutin Petrovic sounds very interesting indeed. South by Southeast is a "psychothriller about the fragile boundary between reality and fiction in a society which does not want to modernise, but abandons itself to the work of inertia and lets others decide about about its fate." Among the operating theses is this description of contemporary Serbian society:

"In a time that demands the readiness of every individual and the whole society to confront the immediate past, events are masked, covered over with half-truths, or simply pushed away. If the twentieth century was the century of schizophrenia, the twenty-first century is the final victory of paranoia."

Intrigued to see how this is demonstrated in a mystery plot involving politics, emigres, and a kidnapping? The film premieres in March.

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