Quo Vadis, Aida?

Quo Vadis, Aida?

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The Bosnia and Herzegovina nominee for Best International Feature at the 2021 Academy Awards tells the true story of a UN translator attempting to save her son, her husband, and herself during the Bosnian genocide. However, they are just three of thousands of citizens trying to flee from the invading Serbian army.

2021Rating: MA15+, High level violence, Adult themes104 minsBosnia and Herzegovina
DramaTrue Story & BiographyWarHistoricalWorld Cinema

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Quo Vadis, Aida? | Reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Duricic’s performance is somehow both charismatic and self-effacing.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A razor-sharp incrimination of failed foreign policies... embedded in a deeply humanist and moving character study...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

(A) transcendent entry into the genre.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There’s a real tragic power in this almost unbearably brutal and shocking movie...

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NPR

NPR

The story is extraordinarily tense, but Zbanic tells it with great compassion and restraint...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

102 taut, terrifying minutes.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

An eye-opening and deeply felt personal portrait of tragedy.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Harrowingly compelling viewing...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Writer-director Jasmila Žbanić supplies the material with an urgency familiar to the docudramas of Paul Greengrass...

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