New documentary : The Promise (1 videos)

A century ago Rogljevo was incredibly prosperous for a remote village in far eastern corners of Serbia. The wines of Rogljevo were to be found at exhibitions in Bordeaux and Paris. But today this region is poor and deserted. Suddenly a French family moved in to grow grapes and produce wine. They believe they have discovered a promised land, one of the top five wine regions in Europe. Their arrival sparked high hopes with some villagers - and great resistance and mistrust with others.

The Promise documentary is a coproduction between SEETV and Optimistic Film, Serbia. The film should be released in the first half of 2016.

with the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union

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  • Country: Serbia, France
  • Town: Negotin, Paris
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  • Standard: PAL
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
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  • Talking head: French, Serbo-Croatian
  • Commentary language: French, Serbo-Croatian
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A century ago Rogljevo was incredibly prosperous for a remote village in far eastern corners of Serbia. The wines of Rogljevo were to be found at exhibitions in Bordeaux and Paris. But today this region is poor and deserted. Suddenly a French family moved in to grow grapes and produce wine. They believe they have discovered a promised land, one of the top five wine regions in Europe. Their arrival sparked high hopes with some villagers - and great resistance and mistrust with others.

The Promise documentary is a coproduction between SEETV and Optimistic Film, Serbia. The film should be released in the first half of 2016.

with the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union

Watch the trailer:

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