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No Man's Land (movie)

The debut of writer and director Danis Tanovic in 2001 No Man's Land is a war/anti-war movie, a bleakly funny parable packed with irony, settled in the 1993 Bosnian conflict.

Plot outline: After various skirmishes, two wounded soldiers, one Bosnian and one Serb, confront each other in a trench in the no man's land between their lines. They wait for dark, trading insults and even finding some common ground; sometimes one has the gun, sometimes the other, sometimes both. Things get complicated when another wounded Bosnian, the UN (whose high command tries not to help), an English reporter, a French sergeant, and a Germanlandmine specialist show up...

No Man's Land has been compared to Catch-22, MASH and Waiting for Godot containing equal parts of irony and futility.

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