Crystal Swan

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Crystal Swan (Khrustal)

Directed by Darya Zhuk

  • Belarus, Germany, USA, Russia 2018; 95 min
  • Original version: English, Belarusian
  • Genre: Fiction
    • Grand Prix - Odesa IFF
    • Belarus' Submission for the 91st Academy Awards

Synopsis

Young Evelina has a law degree, but her dream is to travel to the USA and earn a living as a professional DJ. It’s 1996, however, and the girl is living in post-Soviet Minsk. The country is suffering an economic crisis with high unemployment, and its citizens receive payment in kind. In order to obtain a visa and fulfil her dream, Evelina needs to provide evidence at the embassy that she has a permanent job. But then fortuitous events lead her to a backwater village where her destiny interlocks for a time with a local family planning a wedding...

Production

  • TURNSTYLE TV LLC

     

International Sales

  • LOCO FILMS

    Hanna Constant