A Letter to Dad

  • Serbia
  • United Kingdom
Audio Tracks

"Hey Dad, you died suddenly." The filmmaker, trying to make sense of the way his father chose to die, opens several boxes, all that is left behind. The forgotten photos, letters and home videos take the film back to the 1970s Yugoslavia, when his parents became lovers. But the journey through the years, to family members, lost friends and places, reveals the lingering horrors of the recent Balkan wars still tearing people and families apart. A film that, in the most immediate way, questions the individual responsibility of ordinary people caught in the winds of war.



  • Original title
    Pismo tati
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Srdjan Keca
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Srdjan Keca
  • Editing
    Katherine Lee
  • Music
    Alcyona Mick
  • Sound
    Tudor Petre
  • Duration
    48 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Serbia
    • United Kingdom
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
      • National Film and Television School
      • Beaconsfield Studios Station Road
      • HP9 1LG Beaconsfield
      • United Kingdom
      • e-mail: hsharda@nfts.co.uk
  • Distribution
      • StudioStrike Artist Studios
      • 68 Clapham Manor Street
      • SW4 6DX London
      • United Kingdom
      • tel: +44 750 638 65 22
      • e-mail: festivals@skeca.com


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