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…
Sergey Bukovsky studied directing in the film Department at the Karpenko-Karyi State University of Theatrical Arts in Kyiv. Аfter serving in the army, he worked at the Ukrainian documentary film studio for more than a decade. During his 35-year film career, Bukovsky has made around 40 films. Now Sergey Bukovsky is an independent film director, and a lecturer at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. In 2014 he created the Sergey Bukovsky film programme for young filmmakers.
Selected: Spell Your Name (2006), Alive (2008), Ukraine. The Starting Point (2011)
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