Easy in the east
Films from Eastern Europe are currently hip and at first glance, this compilation of four quirky love stories that play out between Serbians and foreigners from France, the US, Germany and Croatia interspersed with full-throated choral intermezzi has the stylistic and anecdotal charm to pull off art house success. A closer look reveals stereotypical shortcuts and a misguided attempt to go deep with episodic brevity.
Rendezvous in Belgrade | Directed by Bojan Vuletic (Serbia, Germany, France, Hungary, Croatia 2011) with Marko Janketic, Julie Gayet, Anita Mancic. Starts April 11