Solitude

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    Solitude

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    Ukraine

    2019

    28 min

    • Ukrainian

    Drama

    During a large storm, the sea flushes a Second World War bomb to the beach of a port city. The city authorities decide to evacuate the area. Khrystyna, a 45-year-old single woman, has no choice but to leave the place. The gathering point for the people is the city theatre. There she meets a young man Illia, a stage worker, who is responsible for the evacuated people. There is an understanding and intimacy between them that frightens both.

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    Yelizaveta Smith

    Yelizaveta Smith

    Ukraine

    Yelizavetha was born in Odessa, 1990. She studied mathematic but than totally changed her way and graduated from Kiev National University of Theatre and Cinema in 2014. During the 2014 Ukrainian revolution, she took part in protests and started to film documentaries. From December 2014, she started volunteering with children in the city of Mykolaivka in Donetsk area, where the war destroyed the city. The volunteering process turned into a film SCHOOL NUMBER 3 (2016), which won the Grand Prix at Berlinale 2017 Generation 14+ program. SOLITUDE (2019) is her first fictional film and it premiered in competition at Odessa International Film Festival.

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