|Trains with no smile
Genre: War aftermath
Director: Svetislav (Bata) Nedic
Authentic story of a Yugoslav man and a Russian girl. They meet in train
in 1944. with which the Germans transported Jews to German camp,
where they were ending in gas-chambers. Two of them escape from the
train and, after three months, in Poland, they come across Red Army
units. Till 1948. they live in Kijev with their son. During the Informbureau,
Soviet authorities expell him and his son to Yugoslavia, and
his wife is sent to camp. In Belgrade, Yugoslav authorities arrest
him and send him to Goli otok, from where he never came back. Their
son is raised in a Home for abandoned children. However, his mother
will arrive to Belgrade and, after 40 years, will meet her son.
Additional information: Vladimir Sosjura cooperated on the script.
Valerij Cumak cooperated on
Archive music selection.
Producer: FRZ Film 41, Beograd,
Kino Studio Dovzenko, Kijev
Writer: Svetislav (Bata) Nedic,
Cinematographer: Sergej Lisecki
Production design: Anatolij Dobroleza
Country of origin: Jugoslavija,
Film editing: Natalija Borovskaja
Duration: 95 minutes