The Year After Dayton

A film by Nikolaus Geyrhalter
A 1997, 204 Min.
Dolby A Stereo, 35mm, 1:1,85


A portrait of the first year of peace in Bosnia. This is a human story played out before a background of a war which still makes itself felt, a story of a possible life together, which has on the other hand become impossible in many cases. Rajko, the Serbian mechanic and his family must leave their home for the second time. Nermin, the actor, lost both legs in the war and might have the chance to learn a new role. Halid, a shepherd from the Muslim-controlled region, risks his life to visit friends on the western (Croatian) side of Mostar.



Director, Script, Photography:

Nikolaus Geyrhalter


Script, Editor:

Wolfgang Widerhofer



Hrvoje Durasek


Production Manager:

Nikolaus Geyrhalter



Nikolaus Geyrhalter



Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion


with support of:

Austrian Filminstitute

Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF)



Please be aware that these photos are available exclusively for work associated with the film, duplication for use elsewhere is prohibited without express permission.
© Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH

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Filmpreis, Vienna (1997)
Berliner Zeitung Readers' Prize, Berlin (1998)
Le Prix Joris Ivens, Paris (1998)
3-sat Documentary Film Prize, Duisburg (1998)


Venice, 1997
Mar del Plata, 1998
Lussas, 2000
Brussels , 1998
Duisburg , 1998
São Paulo , 1998
Vancouver, 1998
Munich, 1998
Nyon , 1998
Paris, 1998
Singapur , 1998
Berlin , 1998
Göteborg , 1998
Vienna/Film Prize, 1997
Thessaloniki , 1997
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