No Man’s Land

Danis Tanovic

One of the finest war films, No Man’s Land does not glorify war but portrays its cruelty and insensitivity in the midst of a wounded soldier’s struggle for survival. Two desperate Bosnian and the Serb soldiers represent brothers fighting at international borders in all the conflict zones in the world. The third, a wounded Bosnian lying still on his back because the mine buried below would go off if he moves, is an explosive reminder of the fate waiting on innocents in wars of patriotism and commerce.

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