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Princesse despite of me

1989. My name is Altinaï and I'm 12 years old. I learn that I am a princess from Montenegro. This is a real shock to me. Who is this family fallen from the sky? What is this country where my roots seem to lie?

Thirty years later I return to the former capital of Montenegro, Cetinje. The war is over. Once again, I push open the doors of the Hotel Grand, a hotel that seems to be outdated, where my memories are awakened again. Through pictures from the past and present, reconstitutions and encounters with my ancestors and other Montenegrins are revealed the dramas and hopes of this small Balkan state. It becomes clear that heroism plays an important role in the culture and history of Montenegro, so rooted in the culture that in modern times translates into a struggle for Nature's preservation.

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