Is My Story Hurting You?

Is My Story Hurting You?

| 52 min

This documentary by David Homel journeys across the ravaged landscape of the Balkans after the forgotten wars of the nineties that destroyed Yugoslavia. Vladimir Jovic is a Bosnian Serb psychiatrist who saw the break-up of his country and the end of Slobodan Milosevic's dictatorship. Today he treats his many compatriots who have been traumatized by their country's past. This story of an exemplary man delves into the aftermath of a barbarity that has marked people for life. From the battlefields to the psychiatrist's couch, Is My Story Hurting You? provides a disturbing look behind the scenes of history, where truth and lies overlap and evil terrifies but also fascinates. By piecing together memories, the film becomes a kind of therapy itself and a liberating force. In the end, resiliency wins out and life carries on.

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Is My Story Hurting You?, David Homel, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • researcher
    David Homel
  • writer
    David Homel
  • cinematography
    Robert Vanherweghem
    François Vincelette
  • sound
    Vladimir Jankovic
  • production assistant
    Visnja Cupic
  • picture editor
    Yves Chaput
  • sound editor
    Louis Dupire
  • original music
    Robert Marcel Lepage
  • translation
    Martina Djogo
    Goran Neric
  • translation - collaboration
    Gabriel Arcand
  • voice director
    Kathleen Fleming
  • casting
    Kathleen Fleming
  • narration
    David Homel
  • voice recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • technical editing service
    Martine Forget
    Catherine Lauzon-Giroux
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • online editing
    David Oxilia
    Denis Gathelier
  • development director
    Stéphanie Verrier
  • production secretary
    Marjolaine Lavoie
  • administrator
    Jean Brien
    Manon Provencher
  • production coordinator
    Christine Dugas
  • post-production coordinator
    Isabelle Fortier
    Nadège Pouyez
  • marketing officer
    François Jacques
  • marketing officer - assistance
    Solen Labrie Trépanier
  • administrative team
    Dominique Brunet
    Nathalie Cloutier
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • line producer
    Maryse Chapdelaine
    Marcel Simard
  • director
    David Homel
  • producer
    Colette Loumède
    Monique Simard