The Waiting Room
Igor Drljiaca, Canada, 2015, 92 min, in English and Bosnian, with English Subtitles
Nominated for Golden Leopard, Locarno Film Festival 2015
Jasmin, once a successful actor in former Yugoslavia, now lives in Toronto with his second wife and young son. While juggling a construction job and a busy audition schedule, he dreams of re-launching an old televised stage show that made him famous in his homeland. When he is cast in a role that triggers recollections of the civil war, he is forced to reconcile his current reality with memories of his past success.