This edition: Witnesses
(2006/Croatia, 88 min., color, drama, in Croatian with English subtitles) Dir.: Vinko Bresan. Cast: Leon Lucey, Alma Prica, Miriana Karanovic. Croatia, 1992: In a small village near the front-line, three drunken Croatian soldiers plan to take revenge on a Serb by targeting his house. The man turns out to be at home and gets shot. But there is a witness: his eleven-year-old daughter. The story is told from different perspectives, with the web of tangled relationships and dependencies among the villagers only becoming clear towards the end. Discussion guest: Leonard Quart, writer. Distrib.: Film Movement, New York.