MIRIS DUNJA/ THE SMELL OF QUINCES

cast & crew

Title:

MIRIS DUNJA/THE SMELL OF QUINCES

*Remastered

Running time:

1h 37 mm

Released:

1982.

The original format:

35 mm

Digital format:

HD 1920 x 1080

Directed by:

Mirza Idrizović

Screenplay by:

Mirza Idrizović, Zulfikar Zuko Džumhur, Karel Vartela

Cast:

Mustafa Nadarević, Ljiljana Blagojević, Irfan Mensur, Izet Hajdarhodžić, Nada Đurevska, Semka Sokolović, Boro Stjepanović, Pavle Vuisić, Zaim Muzaferija

Production company:

Sutjeska film Sarajevo

Scenography:

Vlado Branković

Music by:

Esad Arnautalić

Scenography:

Vlado Branković

Costume design:

Vanja Popović

Edited by:

Zora Branković

Synopsis:

In the war turmoil of Sarajevo in 1941, Mustafa wants to get rich, so he is all about partying with German officers. His sister and brother live differently, they help resistance movement and they hide a young Jewish woman. The Germans search Mustafa’s house, kill his father, but the Jew woman manages to escape. Not knowing what happened, Mustafa returns from a drunken partying night and passes by the cemetery at the moment when his father is being buried. Something breaks in him and he, unexpectedly, kills a German officer. The scene is watched by a Jewish woman and his brother who throws a bomb and is wounded himself. Fearing for the girl’s life, he begs her to flee, and thus protects the love that sprouted between them in the cruel days of the war.

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