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Teona Strugar Mitevska: “My interest in directing came out of frustration”

Director Teona Strugar Mitevska is having an “exciting” time in her life, related to the title of her last movie, The Happiest Man in the World (2022). In her case, the happiness is literal, unlike her characters that meet in a speed dating event in Sarajevo looking for a Saturday break but end up in a spiral web of twists and emotions of different tenure, including absurdity, when a woman reconnects with the man who had shot and almost killed her 30 years ago, during the ex Yugoslavia war.
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“The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem” Returns to Netflix

Following its acclaimed freshman run, multi-language Israeli period drama series The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem returns for a second season that will premiere on Netflix on July 14, when all 16 new episodes will be made available worldwide. Adapted from the 2013 best-selling novel by Israeli author Sarit Yishai-Levi, the series revolves around the drama of the tempestuous Ermosa family in 1940's Jerusalem and is also told through an earlier timeline in 1917, when the young man who will become the patriarch of the family, Gabriel Ermosa (Michael Aloni), has to sort out his future.