About the film
bosnia and herzegovina patriarchy
Release Date: April 05, 1991
|Production Companies||:||Hachette Première, Constellation Productions, Centar film|
"Virgina" tells a tale from the 19th century Serbian village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the wife gives birth to their fourth daughter, father decides that the child will become a so-called "Virgina" and that she will live as a man.