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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

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Original title
Epizoda u zivotu beraca zeljeza (An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker)
Running time
75 min.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
Danis Tanovic
Erol Zubcevic
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Co-production Bosnia and Herzegovina-France-Slovenia; Asap Films / Vertigo/Emotionfilm / Rai Cinema / Fabrika / Fondacija za Kinematografiju Sarajevo / Restart
Drama | Social Drama. Poverty. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
Senada is 31 and she lives in Poljice neighborhood in Lukavac municipality with her partner and two daughters. She is pregnant with her third child for approximately five months. Since she didn't have health insurance, she does not go to the doctor's. When she started bleeding, she goes to the hospital. The doctor told Senada that she needs an emergency surgery and she needs to pay 500 EUR. Without a health insurance card and without money, Senada returns home..
2013: Berlin Film Festival: Grand Jury Prize & Best Actor (Nazif Mujic)
2013: Sevilla Film Festival: Official Selection
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