The Comedy and Tragedy of Bora Joksimović

Yugoslavia, 1977, 30 min, 16mm, color

written and directed by: Želimir Žilnik
camera: Ljubomir Bečejski
edited by: Slobodan Jandrić

production: TV Novi Sad

The film portraits a writer-amateur Bora Joksimović, a heating maintenance mechanic in the Zrenjanin theatre. Unhappy with the shows he sees in his theatre, he decides to try his luck as a playwright. And as a result he has written 53 plays with "mighty plots", like "Hitler and Stalin Conversations in Hell", "Life of a Croat Woman in Belgrade", "Fratricide" etc.