Shot Through the Heart

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Shot Through the Heart ★★★ 1998 (R)

Based on a true story of the ethnic conflict that tore apart the former Yugoslavia and started a civil war between 1992 and 1995. Serbian Slavko (Perez) and Croat Vlado (Roache), whose wife Maida (William) is a Muslim, are childhood friends and former teammates on the Yugoslavian targetshooting team. Slavko is drafted into the Serbian army and urges his friend to flee Sarajevo. Instead, Vlado and his family are trapped in the city and Vlado is forced to take up his rifle in defense against deadly Serbian snipers. Which leads him to a final confrontation with Slavko. Filmed in Sarajevo and Budapest. 115m/C VHS, DVD . Linus Roache, Vincent Perez, Lothaire Bluteau, Adam Kotz, Lia Williams, Karianne Henderson; D: David Attwood; W: Guy Hibbert; M: Ed Shearmur. CABLE