Train Driver's Diary

Directed by: Milos Radovic
Serbia | Croatia | 86 minutes
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Wed 28th Sep 20:45

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Meet Ilija: veteran train driver and mass murderer. When the train driving community can forgive one another for accidentally killing family members, you know you're dealing with a strong bunch. Cool and collected, Ilija handles his misfortune as a matter of course, but when he spots a suicidal suitcase-wielding ten year old on the tracks who won't budge, he does everything in his power to help him. Fast-forward 9 years and orphan Sima is now Ilija's adoptive son. Popular in the close-knit community, Sima's graduation from locomotive training is highly celebrated but Sima is devastated to be told by Ilija - determined not to let Sima suffer the negative side of being an innocent murderer - he cannot be a train driver. Determined to prove he's strong, Sima gets his dream job but soon begins to obsessively fear his first kill. Can Ilija find a solution before Sima loses his mind? Miloš Radović triumphs with this must-see sensitive, funny and heartwarming portrayal of the psychology of innocent murderers. Black comedy seeps through to shed a lighter tone on suicide and killings as Ilija and his son learn to accept the past and embrace the future; and each other.
Original Title
Dnevnik mašinovođe
Lazar Ristovski
Petar Korac
Mirjana Karanovic
Nina Jankovic,Danica Ristovski
Milos Radovic
Milos Radovic
Dusan Joksimovi S.R.S.
Lazar Ristovski
Petar Ristovski
Executive Producer(s)
Lazar Ristovski
Screening Status
UK Premiere
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