A Serbian documentary became a hit on Netflix within just a week of its broadcast

The Long Road to War
The Long Road to War / Photo: Printscreen / IMDB

The documentary of Miloš Skundric, "The Long Road to War" or "The long road to the war", soared among the 10 most watched films of "Netflix” in 14 European countries in its first week of release.

The production company "Paradox Film" points out that the film has a particularly good viewership in the Nordic countries. He finished ninth in the Netherlands, and sixth in Sweden.

"This is important news for Serbian cinematography and Serbian historiography," the production company said in a statement.

The film shows conversations with historians who reveal how the First World War came about. The film stars John Rolle, Hugh Strachan, Domink Lieven, Annika Mombauer, Oleg Ayrapetov, Georges-Henri Soutou, Lothar Hobelt, Stig Forster, Jean-Paul Bled, Alan Asked and Dusan Batakovic.

The film appeared on Netflix on the anniversary of the assassination

The documentary appeared on the streaming service on June 28, exactly the anniversary of the assassination of the Habsburg crown prince. Franz Ferdinand. He carried out the assassination Gavrilo Princip who mortally wounded Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia with a pistol.

The documentary is being shown in 30 European countries, where Netflix has more than 70 million subscribers, and will be available to watch for the next five years. Over the years, the film has been awarded at numerous international film festivals.

 

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