An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker
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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker
The latest drama from Bosnian director Danis Tanović enlists a cast of non-professionals to reconstruct a harrowing personal ordeal that became a national scandal. Awarded the Grand Jury Prize at Berlin, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker is a story of courage in the face of hardship and injustice. It revisits the alarming saga of Senada Alimanović and partner Nazif Mujić (recipient of the Berlin Silver Bear for best actor for his autobiographical portrayal). Struggling to make ends meet as a scrap-metal forager in the remote Roma community of Poljice, Nazif's… More

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"The mundaneness of misery can only be compelling for so long."
‑ Tom Clift, Movie Mezzanine
"...an intriguing yet uneven look at life in a rarely filmed corner of the world."
‑ David Nusair, About.com
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