A Portrait on the Background of Mountains
Through thousands of accidentally discovered photo negatives by Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit the film explores the connection between the present and the past.
The film is about the director’s mother, the movie actress Nina Antonova. Now she is 80. She has had hundreds of roles – big and small. It is a personal story about an honest and sad life, about self-sacrifice and freedom. Real fame as an actress came to her only once in her life. It was the leading role in the first Soviet colour TV series Varka’s Land. That was 45 years ago…
Igor Barba, Borys Peter
Svitlana Zaloga, Maksym Desiateryk
The selection of favourite Ukrainian films that once were part of the Docudays UA programme.