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BESA (SOLEMN PROMISE)

by Srdjan Karanovic

synopsis

Unexpected and forbidden love between a Christian woman a Muslim man threatens to bring into question a life or death oath.

international title: Besa (Solemn Promise)
original title: Besa
country: Serbia, Slovenia, France, Hungary, Croatia
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Srdjan Karanovic
film run: 106'
release date: RS 30/03/2010
screenplay: Srdjan Karanovic
cast: Miki Manojlović, Iva Krajnc, Nebojsa Dugalic, Radivoje Bukvic, Ana Kostovska, Radivoj Knezevic, Jovo Maksic, Nikola Krneta, Slobodan Filipovic
cinematography by: Slobodan Trninić
film editing: Branka Ceperac
art director: Goran Joksimovic
costumes designer: Sasa Kuljaca
music: Zoran Simjanovic
producer: Jelena Mitrović, Danijel Hočevar, Dénes Szekeres, Čedomir Kolar
production: Film House Bas Celik, ASAP Films, Tivoli Film Productions, Vertigo
backing: Film Center Serbia (FCS), Slovenian Film Fund, Fonds Sud Cinéma, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary, Concorde Film Trust