during the heat of the Bosnian conflict, a young Bosnian soldier deserts
his company, fleeing with his sister to a Sarajevo newspaper office in
hopes of striking a deal. In exchange for safe passage out of Bosnia,
he will give eyewitness testimony of his company’s participation in the
massacres of Muslim men and boys and systematic rapes of Muslim women.
But before his testimony can be recorded, the office is surrounded by
Serbian infantry. The newspaper editors are given 24 hours to give up
the soldier or be stormed by the troops. *Contains heavy language
5 Males, 4
"a strong statement about the power of information."
- Los Angeles Times
excels in calling up the atmosphere of anxious times in distant
- Portland Oregonian
your face' theater worthy of serious debate."
- Orange County
money, religion, power. The forces and circumstances that lead men to
war are many and varied. But the devastating human cost of war never
changes. That's the stark and visceral truth that's communicated in this
Steve Patterson drama, which reminds us of the terrible atrocities
committed during the early 1990s war in Bosnia."
- Backstage West
"so encompassing that it is hard not to take it home with you."