Interview from the press kit of "When father was away on business", july 1985

Extracts of an interview ” Étoiles et toiles ” made by Martine JOUANDO and Dejan BOGDANOVIC, Sarajevo - July 1985, translation by Matthieu Dhennin

Sarajevo - juillet 1985

1) bogomiles : they followed between 13th and 15th century puritan and anti-hiérachical doctrines ; they claimed to be Christian but rejected as well the catholic form as the orthodoxe form of Christianity. But taking into account the inaccessibility of the Bosnian valleys, none of these three forms of Christianity could be established firmly. Kusturica considers rightly these bogomiles as pagan.