The Enclave is a
three-part series about the fall of Srebrenica and the Dutch government's failure to protect the
town from attackers.
The series originally aired on the
Dutch Public television. The series was made in 2002. It has since
been condensed into a movie and is regularly shown on US free
satellite network LinkTV
In the original series, each episode describes the Srebrenica massacre
in three different
points of view and how it continues to control the characters. In
the movie version, only two points of view were shown.
The following episode descriptions were taken from the Dutch
Public Broadcasting website.
As a young Bosnian man, Ibro Hadzic worked as an interpreter for
Dutchbat (Dutch UN peacekeeping
force) at the time of the fall of Srebrenica. He has since built up
a new life for himself and now is married to Sandra, a Dutchbatter
(Dutch soldier), who is expecting his first child.
working as an interpreter at the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, Ibro
is confronted with Darko Bokan, who Ibro thinks is the man who
murdered his family during the fall of Srebrenica.
Ibro's past, bottled-up until now, comes
back to haunt him as, with mounting obsession, he starts digging
into Bokan's role in his family's murder.
When Ibro Hadzic learned that Darko Bokan will be acquitted due to
lack of evidence, Ibro had other plans to try Darko. Ibro took
Bokan as hostage and forced him to confess to what he "did" in the
past while the world watches the events on television. Ibro then
makes it clear that he wants the former Defence Minister George Terhoff
, whom he holds responsible for
losing his family, to change places with Bokan. Terhoff entered the
room full of police forces and arrested Ibro.
Episode 3 (Not shown in movie version)
Former Defence Minister George Terhoff was travelling to Srebrenica
with his wife and daughter. He is confronted with the consequences
of the decisions he made at the time of the war. The sudden
disappearance of his daughter forces him to start a search. As he
passes through all the places that bear silent witness to the fall
of Srebrenica, he remembers the traumatic hours he spent in the
bunker where he was expected to make decisions concerning life and
death. He now experiences the frantic uncertainty that Ibro must
have faced. He is eventually brutally confronted with his