Welcome to Sarajevo
First screened in January 1998
Director: Michael Winterbottom. Cast: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Emira Nuevic, Kerry Fox, Marisa Tomei, Goran Visnjic, Emily Lloyd, Juliet Aubrey. Screenplay: Frank Cottrell Boyce (from the book Natasha's Story by Michael Nicholson). Twitter Capsule:
Worthy, well-cast entry in director's prolific, empathetic career, even if two halves feel awkwardly stitched.
Kind of film that teaches well early in a term but looks pretty conventional by the middle. Important to get this broad story to commercial audiences. But this specific story?