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In 1994, Sarajevo is a city under siege: there’s no water, no electricity, and no food. Despite the horrible conditions, Tea Mikic manages to keep going. After losing her husband to the war, she has become completely self-sufficient. She wants to get ready for something in the morning, so she decides to wash her hair, even though all her supplies are gone. She sets off on a desperate journey to find water, and neither her neighbors nor sniper fire can stop her.
- Film School: University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE)
- Duration: 23 Min.
Meet the director
Born among the Hungarian minority in what was then Yugoslavia, István Kovács spent most of his youth in Szeged, Hungary. At the University of Theater and Film Arts of Budapest, THE SOUND OF CONCRETE was the graduation film for his bachelor’s degree and A SIEGE the graduation film for his master’s degree. The latter earned him a Student Academy Award. His first feature film, with the working title THE COLUMN, is under development.