Welcome to Sarajevo
First screened in January 1998
Director: Michael Winterbottom. Cast: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Emira Nuševic, 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.

VOR:   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?

Photo © 1997 Miramax Films/Channel Four Films/Dragon Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

National Board of Review: Special Mention for Excellence in Filmmaking

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