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    WELCOME TO SARAJEVO
    In Competition – Feature Films

    WELCOME TO SARAJEVO

    Directed by : Michael WINTERBOTTOM

    Country : UNITED KINGDOM Length : 100 minutes

    Synopsis

    Michael Henderson, a British foreign correspondent is stationed in Sarajevo, during the war in Bosnia. The city is under siege from enemy artillery, positionned in the hills that circle the city. Henderson, his cameraman Greg ans producer Jane Carson, file regular reports from the city, for the television news in Britain. Henderson discovers an orphanage, situated on the front line, under continuous bombardment from artillery fire. Horrified by the terrible conditions the children live under, he repeatedly films reports from the orphanage urging the international community to take action to remove the children to safety. Frustrated by the lack of reponse and no longer able to maintain journalistic detachment, he determines to smuggle one of the children back to England.

    Credits

    - Director

    - Script / Dialogue

    - Cinematography

    - Music

    - Film Editor

    - Set decorator

    Casting

    - Jane Carson

    - Flynn

    - Michael Henderson Henderson

    - Risto

    - Emira

    - Nina

    Film poster © DR

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    WELCOME TO SARAJEVO

    Michael Henderson, a British foreign correspondent is stationed in Sarajevo, during the war in Bosnia. The city is under siege from enemy artillery, p...
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