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ONTARIO, Canada | 90 minutes | 2019

Sanja Zivkovic’s first feature is built around a complex mother-daughter relationship, damaged by the broken dreams of forced exile. Former architect Jasna and teenage Nina have left Serbia for Canada, where they struggle to establish themselves in their new land. Far from her homeland and her friends, Nina tries to express herself through theatre while her mother, dulled by medication, gradually slips through the cracks. Mirjana Jokovic, the unforgettable heroine of Emir Kusturica’s Underground, shines here in a role on the razor’s edge alongside Nina Kiri (The Handmaid’s Tale).
Q&A with Sanja Zivkovic on October 10th and 11th

"Easy Land, the first feature from Serbian-Canadian filmmaker Sanja Zivkovic, is a balanced, reserved, but emotionally resonant look at the modern immigrant experience, mental illness, and mother-daughter bonds." The Gate

Toronto Film Festival

Programs

Thursday October 10, 2019

Program #18
21:05
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 14

Friday October 11, 2019

Program #24
21:15
Cinéma du Parc 3

Sanja Zivkovic

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Sanja Zivkovic
  • Producer Julie Strifler
  • Cast Mirjana Jokovic, Nina Kiri, Daniel Kash

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