Branko Ilic was one of the leaders of the rebellion against the Milosevic regime in Serbia over the 1998-2000 period. The leader of the student movement Resistance was arrested and beaten dozens of times, and in 2000 on behalf of the Resistance, he received MTV "Free your mind" award for his struggle. Exactly ten years after the 5th October revolution, Branko returns to Belgrade from voluntary exile in his native Arilje. He starts working as a bartender and temporarily moves to Svaba, an old friend from the time of the protest. During this time, the famous advertising agency Svaba works for, is hastily preparing a major campaign to promote consumer loans.

Svaba and Branko decide to mark the 10th anniversary of the fall of Milosevic in front of the Serbian Parliament on 5th October. After the action and the interweaving of real and fictional characters and events, the mask of the traumatized Serbian society in transition, caught between socialism and capitalism, falls down, leaving the viewers with the opportunity to draw the line between documentary and fiction themselves.

Written and Directed by Vladimir Milovanovic
Cast: Branko Ilic, Nebojsa Bogdanovic, Radovan Hirsl, Djordje Brankovic, Nikola Vujovic, Jelena Ilic, Isidora Veselinovic, Srdjan Cesic, Milorad Radisavljevic and others.
Cinematographer: Vladimir Miladinovic Piki
Film Editing by Nemanja Babic
Music by Boris Mladenovic
Sound Editing: Danijel Milosevic

Camera Operator: Branimir Milovanovic
Assistant Director: Vuk Maksimovic
Assistant: Isidora Veselinović

Sound Recordist: Luka Jocic
Costume Design and Makeup by Milica Kolaric
Design by Andrija Kovac

Production Manager: Marija Nikolic
Production: Propaganda Film

Film helped by the Museum of Contemporary Art - Belgrade, HARTEFAKT Foundation, Cultural Center Parobrod

contact:
propagandafilm.rs
filmpropaganda@gmail.com

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