ANNA

ANNA / 2019 / FRENCH / 15 min

Anna, a middle-aged single mother, lives in a small industrial town in war-torn Eastern Ukraine. She works in a meat processing plant, lives in a rundown apartment and dreams for a better life for herself and her 16-year-old daughter. Desperate for a change, she is lured by a radio advertisement to attend a party organized for foreign men who are touring the country, searching for love. Despite not having been out for years she decides to take part in the event. At the party, Anna is confronted with the realities of old age, with the American men's true intentions, and by her underaged daughter who is also attending the event. Both mother and daughter realize the absurdity and indignity of the situation and abandon their dream for a better life.




Short Features and Experimental Films 2019 (5. block)
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 19:00 Uránia screen (premiere)

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 22:00 Béke screen (repetition)
Rendező: DEKEL BERENSON
Biography:
The director was born in Israel, in 1979.
Filmography:

2018 ASHMINA
2017 THE GIRLS WERE DOING NOTHING

Producer:
Olga Beskhmelnitsyna, Merlin Merton
Screenwriter: Dekel Berenson
Cinematographer: Volodymyr Ivanov
Film editor: Yegor Troyanovsky
Cast: Svetlana Alekseevna Barandich, Anastasia Vyazovskaya, Alina Chornogub, Eric R. Gilliatt
Distributor: Salaud Morisset