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Caption: MIRAD, A Boy from Bosnia, Credit: Chris Templeton
Image by: Chris Templeton 
MIRAD, A Boy from Bosnia 

MIRAD, A BOY FROM BOSNIA (Part One)

From: Chris TEMPLETON
Length: 39:41

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An achingly passionate drama based on the true story of a boy soldier in Bosnia.

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It is hard to grasp the events in the former Yugoslavia but MIRAD, A BOY FROM BOSNIA enables us to come to terms with it, as far as such appalling disintegration into war and persecution can be explained.  An aching, high-tension drama based on the true story of Mirad and his gruelling experiences as a boy soldier after witnessing the execution of his father and his sister and separation from his mother.  Although a drama about war, this is not a bang, bang feature but a deeply moving account of individuals caught up in events beyond their control. A strong cast of British actors including Frances de la Tour and Ronald Pickup.

Piece Description

It is hard to grasp the events in the former Yugoslavia but MIRAD, A BOY FROM BOSNIA enables us to come to terms with it, as far as such appalling disintegration into war and persecution can be explained.  An aching, high-tension drama based on the true story of Mirad and his gruelling experiences as a boy soldier after witnessing the execution of his father and his sister and separation from his mother.  Although a drama about war, this is not a bang, bang feature but a deeply moving account of individuals caught up in events beyond their control. A strong cast of British actors including Frances de la Tour and Ronald Pickup.

Broadcast History

One TX on BBC Radio (2009)

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Based on a true story, Mirad is the heart-rending tale of a young boy and his gruelling experiences as a boy soldier in Bosnia, fighting to survive after the execution of his father and sister and separation from his mother.

OUTRO:

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Imagine John Lennon Imagine. Apple 1971 01:00

Additional Credits

Producer/Director Chris Templeton