Housekeeping for Beginners

Queer Lion Award, Venice 2023

Original language: Albanian, Macedonian, Romani

Subtitles: Romanian


Directed by: Goran STOLEVSKI

Country: North Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Poland, Kosovo 

Year of production: 2023

Length: 107 minutes

Genre: drama

From acclaimed filmmaker Goran Stolevski comes a story exploring the universal truths of family, both the ones we’re born into and the ones we find for ourselves. Dita never wanted to be a mother, but circumstances force her to raise her girlfriend’s two daughters, tiny troublemaker Mia and rebellious teen Vanesa. A battle of wills ensues as the three continue to butt heads and become an unlikely family that has to fight to stay together.