Before the Rain

TitleBefore the Rain
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsManchevski, Milcho
Running Time113 min
Date Released09/1994
DistributorVardar Film, Gramercy Pictures
CountryMacedonia, United States
Publication Languageeng, macedonian, albania

This Oscar-nominated film weaves together three loves stories to reveal the interconnectedness of modern Europe during the Macedonia conflict in the Yugoslav Wars. A monk helps Zamira, a young Albanian girl, escape, a London agent falls for a Macedonia photographer, and the photographer returns homes assigned with the task of caring for Zamira. Tragedy befalls all involved.


Rade Šerbedžija

Katrin Cartlidge

Labina Mitevska

Gregoire Colin


Directed by Milcho Manchevski

Produced by Marc Baschet

Written by Milcho Manchevski

Music by Anastasia

Cinematography by Manuel Teran

Edited by Nicolas Gaster


Drama, War

Original PublicationПред дождот, Pred doždot
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