Thursday, April 13, 2023
Original Title: Žuta deva
Length: 18 min
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Film Category: Short Narrative
Cast & Credits
Director: Alma Cocaj
Producer: Emina Ganic, Sven Petke
Screenplay: Alma Cocaj
Cast: Alma Cocaj, Antigona Cocaj, Mak Cengic, Lara Grozdanic
A foreigner passing the quarantine in Bosnia & Hercegovina, the temptation of isolation and the need to communicate with society, makes Alma to follow her neighbors from the window of her room. At the same time thoughts about the past and childhood encounter the images before her eyes. The only communication she has with her family is by phone camera. Alma’s mother is not happy with the look of her daughter,after she sees that Alma cut her hair. Alma is watching these videos after being released from Quarantine, her hair is very short. Alma is watching these videos after being released from quarantine, her hair is very short. She wants to light a cigarette after pausing the videos. There are no cigarettes left. Like so Alma goes out to buy cigarettes. After a few entries and exits she realizes, she has lost her wallet. She heads to where she was the day before. In this place she meets a girl from Bosnia, the daughter of the owner. She will help Alma to search for her wallet. At the same time a desire of spending more time with each other is transmitted through them.
Alma Cocaj is a filmmaker from Kosovo. She is 24 years old. She finished her film studies in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Hercegovina. "Zuta Deva" is her graduation film.