Danilo Kiš (Serbian Cyrillic: Данило Киш) (February 22, 1935--October 15, 1989) was a Yugoslavian novelist, short story writer and poet who wrote in Serbian. Kiš was influenced by Bruno Schulz, Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges and Ivo Andrić, among other authors. His most famous works include A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead. Danilo Kiš received a great number of national and international awards for his prose and poetry and he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. This short film is inspired by Kiš's story, "A Tomb for Boris Davidovich".
Narrated by Miki Manojlovic
Directed produced shoot and edited by Aleksandar Kostic aleksandarkostic.com
Illustrator Dragana Vucetic
Music Miroslav Mitrasinovic
Narration recorded in studio Loudworks by Durdja Tesic, Zeljko Markus. Books for listening Reflektor.
Produced by Kostic Films LLC