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No Man's Land (Nicija zemlia)

Rating:R (for violence and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 7, 2001
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic, Georges Siatidis, Katrin Cartlidge
Director:Danis Tanovic
Producer:Frederique Dumas-Zajdela, Marc Baschet, Cedomir Kolar
Writer:Danis Tanovic
Distributor:United Artists Pictures

Description: Ciki and Nino, a Bosnian and a Serb, are soldiers stranded in No Man's Land - a trench between enemy lines during the Bosnian war. They have no one to trust, no way to escape without getting shot, and a fellow soldier is lying on the trench floor with a spring-loaded bomb set to explode beneath him if he moves. The absurdity of their situation would be comical if it didn't have such dire consequences. With the two men stuck in a bizarre predicament, a frustrated UN sergeant tries to help, despite orders to remain at his post. When a journalist waylays the sergeant while pushing for an exclusive scoop, she affects the unfolding of events and turns a news story into an international circus. With the world's press waiting for an outcome, no one willing to take action (lest they accept responsibility). Ciki and Nino try to keep their humanity amidst the insanity of war.

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