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by Nicolas Wagnières


Yugoslavia no longer exists, but Hotel Jugoslavija is still haunting the Belgrade scene, like a mirror held out to a Serbia in search of new landmarks. The film's director – of Yugoslavian origin but born and permanently residing in Switzerland – set about exploring the building at different eras by questioning its former residents. The result is a singular space-time continuum projecting a form of collective unconscious and a share of its own identity.

original title: Hotel Jugoslavija
country: Switzerland, Serbia
sales agent: Taskovski Films
year: 2017
genre: documentary
directed by: Nicolas Wagnières
film run: 78'
screenplay: Nicolas Wagnières
cinematography by: Denis Jutzeler, Benoît Peverelli
film editing: Damian Plandolit
music: Filippo Gonteri
producer: Benjamin Poumey