11-09-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects The Son as Oscar Bid

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The Son by Ines Tanovic The Son by Ines Tanovic Dokument Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The Son by Ines Tanović has been selected by the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina as the country’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category. The film is a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Montenegro and Slovenia.

The second feature film by Ines Tanović is a contemporary story about the life and relations of a four-member Sarajevo family that has one biological and one adopted son.

The film opened the 2019 Sarajevo Film Festival, where it was also included in the Feature Film Competition.

It was produced by Dokument (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and coproduced by Spiritus Movens (Croatia), Luna Film (Romania), Moono Film (Slovenia) and Cut Up.
It was supported by Film Fund Sarajevo, Eurimages, the Ministry of Culture and Sports Sarajevo, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Romanian Film Centre, the Slovenian Film Centre and the Film Centre of Montenegro .

Ines Tanović's debut feature Our Everyday Life (Dokument Sarajevo) was the Bosnian candidate for the Academy Awards in 2015.