What is left backstage from the heroic videos of our warriors in Ukraine? What do they have to face, one on one, in peacetime, and where does the war stop? This is the story of a woman who returns from war. Talking to psychologists, battling her PTSD and panic attacks, she tries hard to get back to normal life. The documentary shows her path from the beginning of her rehabilitation until she goes back to work.
Alina Gorlova is a director and film editor. Born and lives in Ukraine. She graduated from the Karpenko-Kary Kyiv National University of Theatre, Film and TV. She directs documentaries but also experienced in making fiction shorts, social and commercial ads. In 2016 Alina present her first feature-length documentary Kholodny Yar. Intro. Short version (60 minutes) of the film was presented at the Odesa IFF (Ukraine) and Artdocfest (Moscow, Russia).
Selected: The First Step in the Clouds (2012), Babushka (2014), Kholodny Yar. Intro (2016), Invisible Battalion (2017)