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Guardians of the Formula

Cuvari formule

Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, France, 2023
120 minutes, Color

In October 1958, during the height of the Cold War, Yugoslavian physicists at the Vinca Scientific Institute near Belgrade embark on a secret project. Accidentally exposed to a lethal dose of radiation while working on nuclear fission, they are clandestinely transported by the Yugoslav police to the Institut Curie in Paris for treatment. There, French doctors, suspecting their involvement in nuclear weapon development, propose an unprecedented medical procedure. This captivating period thriller weaves together Cold War politics and medical history, delving into the moral dilemmas of scientific experimentation. Recognized at the Locarno International Film Festival and cherished by audiences at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the film brings a gripping true story to life.—Various sources

In Serbian and French with English subtitles

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