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Train Driver’s Diary

DirectorMilos Radovic
ProducerLazar Ristovski, Petar Ristovski – Zillion Film
WriterMilos Radovic
CastLazar Ristovski, Petar Korac, Pavle Eric, Mirjana Karanovic
EditorDjordje Markovic
CameraDusan Joksimovic
ScreeningFriday 11 November at 22:00 hours / Sunday 13 November at 17:15 hours
Length90 min

Tragicomedy with fantastic performances. The Serbian candidate for the Oscars that also won the Youth Audience Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival.


Statistics say that during a professional career, every train driver unintentionally kills 15 to 20 people. The victims are those who wanted to commit suicide, the careless ones, the drunken ones. The fact is that a train can’t stop for at least 700 meters and this automatically relieves the train drivers of any responsibility. Being thus innocent of numerous deaths makes these mass murderers a group of people with a special psychological profile. Ilija, a 60-year-old train driver is retiring. He holds the infamous record of 28 kills committed during his career. Ilija’s son Sima is preparing to take over his father’s job. Ilija tries to prepare his son for accidents that will happen…

Tragikomedie met fantastische acteerprestaties. De Servische kandidaat voor de Oscars en winnaar van de Youth Audience Award op het Sarajevo Film Festival.


Volgens de statistieken rijdt elke treinbestuurder tijdens zijn carrière onbedoeld zo’n 15 tot 20 mensen dood. De slachtoffers zijn mensen die zelfmoord wilden plegen, nonchalante mensen, dronken mensen. Maar het feit dat een trein minstens 700 meter nodig heeft om tot stilstand te komen, ontheft de treinbestuurders automatisch van elke verantwoordelijkheid. Deze onschuldige moordenaars hebben hierdoor een speciaal psychologisch profiel. De 60-jarige treinbestuurder Ilija gaat bijna met pensioen. Tijdens zijn carrière is hij berucht geworden wegens een recordaantal dodelijke ongevallen: 28. Ilija’s zoon Sima bereidt zich voor om het werk van zijn vader over te nemen. Ilija probeert zijn zoon voor te bereiden op ongelukken die zullen gebeuren…