Time of evil
Production: United Media Production
Duration: 50 min
Author: Goran Šušljik
Director: Ivan Živković
Screenplay: Sanja Savić Milosavljavić
Main cast: Nada Šargin, Goran Bogdan, Žarko Laušević, Nataša Ninković, Radovan Vujović, Goran Šušljik, Nebojša Dugalić, Isidora Simijonović, Pavle Mensur, Pavle Čemerikić.
The aging gentleman Vukašin Katić, his children Milena and Ivan, Milena’s husband Bogdan Dragović and their son Vladimir are members of the Katić family, a bourgeois family from Belgrade. We follow their lives during the tumultuous historical events between the mid 1930’s and November 1941.
Bogdan Dragović, a revolutionary, returns to his home after emigration, but Petar Bajević, an agent for the Comintern and Bogdan’s wartime friend, sends him to Paris on a mission. Bogdan accepts the mission as he is trying to reestablish connections with the Communist Party, from which he was expelled as a Trotskyist. While Bogdan is away, his wife Milena embarks on an emotional affair with Petar. Milena and Bogdan’s son Vladimir, a young revolutionary and member of the Communist Party, turns agaist his father for ideological reasons.
We also follow the fate of the Luković family: father Bora, a government official, mother Dušanka, a housewife, and their children – Nađa, who falls in love with a German officer and is recruited to carry messages for the Russians, and Miško, a Communist and a revolutionary.
At the beginning of World War II, Milena and her brother leave Belgrade, Vladimir and Miško join the partisans, while Petar, Bogdan and Nađa are arrested by the Gestapo.
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