“No Man's Land” is a 2001 Bosnian war drama film directed by Danis Tanović. The movie follows the story of a Bosniak soldier named Čiki (Branko Đurić) and a Bosnian Serb soldier named Nino (Rene Bitorajac), who become trapped together in a trench between enemy lines during the Bosnian War. As the two soldiers struggle to survive and escape, they confront their prejudices and misconceptions about each other and the war.
The film received critical acclaim for its depiction of the absurdity and tragedy of war, as well as its commentary on the complexities of the Bosnian conflict. It won the Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Academy Awards and the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2002. “No Man's Land” is considered one of the most powerful and important films to come out of the Balkan region in recent years.
|Directed by||Danis Tanović|
|Produced by||Cédomir Kolar
|Written by||Danis Tanović|
|Music by||Danis Tanović|
|Cinematography||Walther Vanden Ende|
|Edited by||Francesca Calvelli|
|Distributed by||Océan Films (France)
Rai Cinema (Italy)
Momentum Pictures (United Kingdom)
|Release date||19 September 2001 (France) 28 September 2001 (Italy) 10 October 2001 (Belgium) 6 November 2001 (Slovenia) 17 May 2002 (United Kingdom)|
|Running time||98 minutes|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina