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  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars
Gritty social study? Or borderline exploitation? First-time Serbian director Maja Milos arms 16-year-old Jasna (Isidora Simijonovic) with a mobile phone, then intersperses this slice-of-life, Belgrade-set drama with staged footage covering everything from posing and carousing with her girlfriends to the explicit nitty-gritty of her sexual ‘relationship’ with her boorish boyfriend. Meanwhile, at home, dad is dying, money’s tight and Jasna deals with it by partying harder. Clearly there’s a state-of-the-nation intent here, revealing a toxic cycle of machismo and female submission, but it’s never compelling enough to outweigh misgivings at the prurient visuals, notwithstanding the on-screen declaration that 14-year-old Simijonovic did not participate in the sex acts depicted.
Written by Trevor Johnston

Release Details

  • Duration:102 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Maja Milos
  • Screenwriter:Maja Milos
  • Cast:
    • Isidora Simijonovic
    • Vukasin Jasnic
    • Sanja Miktisin
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