“Requiem of Mrs. J” To Be Screened in Armenia
The film "Requiem for Ms J" directed by Bojan Vuletić will be screened within the official competition for feature films at 14th edition of “Golden Apricot” International Film Festival, which is being held from July 9-16 in Yerevan, Armenia.
“Requiem for Mrs. J” talks about current and universal subject, that emerges from the overall financial and emotional crisis that reigns in the world, mostly in poor countries. The story follows the lives of four women belonging to different generations: mother, her two daughters and her mother in law. The main character, Mrs. J, after running out of work and retirement, tries to find a way to secure materially her family. The older daughter is a secretly pregnant, younger daughter enters in stormy puberty and mother-in-law is silent and did not communicate with anyone. In a different way, through black humor, this film tries to talk about serious issues of life in transition.
Film is written and directed by Bojan Vuletic, director of photography is Jelena Stankovic, Set designer is Zorana Petrov, costume designer is Lana Pavlovic, makeup artist is Jasmina Lilic and editor is Vladimir Pavlovski. The cast includes: Mirjana Karanovic, Danica Nedelkovic Mira Banjac, Jovana Gavrilovic, Srdjan Todorovic and others. The film is a minority coproduction between Serbia (SEE FILM PRO), Bulgaria (GEOPOLY FILM), Russian Federation (Non-stop Production), France (Surprise Alley) and Macedonia (Skopje Film Studio).
The film was supported by the Serbian Film Centre, Macedonian Film Agency and the Bulgarian National Film Center, with the support of Eurimages.