Synopsis by Jonathan Crow
Serbian filmmaker Srdan Golubovic makes his directorial debut with this gritty drama about brotherly love, jealousy and revenge. The film centers on Sasa Gordic (Vuk Kostic) is a nineteen year old Junior Marksmanship Champion of Yugoslavia. Sasa reveres his older brother Igor, even as he is browbeaten into selling the family shooting gallery -- inherited from his father -- to sadistic gangster Runda. While still a young man, Igor became the world champion of Marksmanship but following the wars in Croatia and Bosnia, he started using his skills for a more deadly purpose. The experience left Igor shattered. Returning home, he is abused and manipulated by Neske, a venal, small-minded drug-push who was seethingly jealous of Igor as a lad. Neske gets him hooked on heroine, while berating him for his dependence at the same time. Tormented by Neske, Igor is forced to sell is his medals to feed his addiction. When Sasa learns of his brother's ignoble fall days before the world champion for which he is training, he resolves to take matters into his own hands. This film was screened at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival.