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MOKRA GORA, Serbia Award-winning Serbian film director Emir Kusturica had a vision when shooting "Life Is a Miracle" high in the mountains that border Bosnia four years ago.
Scanning the breathtaking sweep of pine-topped peaks that fringe the valley of Mokra Gora, the filmmaker spotted a "small island of land." An idea came to him: to re create some thing of the old Serbia by buying up old wooden houses and moving them to the mountain pasture.
Today Mechavnik is a community of small houses and guest cabins complete with a bank, a church, a library, swimming pool and two Dolby film theaters, the best in the entire country. The …