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IVANA THE TERRIBLE

Ivana Mladenović | Romania, Serbia | 2019 | 89 min
O.V in Serbian and Romanian subtitled in English and Spanish

Ivan the Terrible ravaged entire villages, eradicating thousands of lives. Ivana the Terrible ravages her family with complaints and curtails anyone's patience. So she decides to go from Bucharest to the Serbian bank of the Danube, where her parents live, to take a break. A summer under short-circuit of unknown diseases, surreal festivals, lovers, visits and Romania-Serbia rivalries, in a film (produced by Ada Solomon, also known for producing Toni Erdmann) that reconstructs the existential crisis of the director, which is interpreted by herself and her relatives.