Canada, Switzerland, Russia / 2021 / 25'
A Canadian director visits her grandmother in Russia after 25 years of separation. The reunion reveals the influence of important historical events on their past and the magnitude of their relationship. From the Second World War to the fall of the Soviet Union, their journey allows us to uncover the layers of their personal stories and family traumas, just like a Russian doll. Armed with humor and resilience they create this film as an intimate space for reconciliation.
Director: Kristina Wagenbauer
Script: Kristina Wagenbauer
Photography: Kristina Wagenbauer
Editing: Xi Feng
Sound: Luc Bouchard
Music: Jean-Sébastien Williams
Production: Line Sander Egede (TAK films Inc.)
- Today, or I’ll Die (2019)
- Sashinka (2017)
- Somewhere Exactly/ Ailleurs exactement (2014)
- My Name Is Julien/ Moi, c’est Julien (2012)
- Particles/ Particules (2009)
Festivals & Awards:
Canadian Screen Awards, Canada (2022), Prix Iris, Canada (2022), RIDM, Canada (2022), Atlanta Film Festival, USA (2022)
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