Seven Thousand Souls

Czech Republic, 2020
Duration: 59 min.
Genre: Documentary, Historical
Director: Sanjin Mirič
Producer: RODOLJUB z.s.

Writer: Sanjin Mirič, Vit Hlasensky
Key Cast: Jelena Ciric, Lordan Zafranovic, priest Srdjan Jablanovic

Serbia alone had lost a third of its entire population in the Great War, almost half its men. This film talks about those that never returned home from the two biggest Austria-Hungarian prisoner camps on the territory of today's Czech Republic - Jindřichovice and Broumov. A film that I owed to my nation. SEVEN THOUSAND SOULS is a documentary - a feature film about the suffering of Serbian and Russian soldiers and interned civilians in Austro-Hungarian camps on the territory of today's Czech Republic, Jindrihovice and Broumov. The camps had about 500 facilities where there were about 60,000 prisoners of war.