An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Danis Tanović
Produced by Amra Bakšić Čamo
Čedomir Kolar
Danijel Hočevar
Written by Danis Tanović
Starring Nazif Mujić
Cinematography Erol Zubčević
Edited by Timur Makarević
Release date
  • 13 February 2013 (2013-02-13) (Berlin)
  • 16 August 2013 (2013-08-16) (Sarajevo FF)
Running time
75 minutes
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Language Bosnian
Budget 17,000

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (Bosnian: Epizoda u životu berača željeza) is 2013 Bosnian drama film directed by Danis Tanović. The film premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival[1][2] where it won the Jury Grand Prix and Nazif Mujić won the Silver Bear for Best Actor.[3] It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[4][5] The film has been selected as the Bosnian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards,[6] making the January shortlist.[7]


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  1. ^ "Berlinale Competition 2013: Another Nine Films Confirmed". berlinale. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Roma couple relives trauma in Berlinale contender". Global Post. Retrieved 2013-02-13. 
  3. ^ "Prizes of the International Jury". berlinale. Retrieved 2013-02-16. 
  4. ^ "An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker". TIFF. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  5. ^ "Toronto Adds 75+ Titles To 2013 Edition". Indiewire. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  6. ^ "Tanovićevi 'Berači željeza' bh. kandidat za Oskara". Radio Sarajevo. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  7. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Advance in Oscar Race". Oscars. Retrieved 2013-12-20. 

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