24 October, 18:00 · Kino Centrum
Latvia, the late 1920’s. Anna, a young woman, pretty and educated, falls in love with an adventurous entrepreneur, 30 years her senior. But with marriage comes great jealousy, and the entrepreneur hides Anna away in the forest, far from other men, where she bears him eight children. The Great Depression hits them hard. Anna is a pillar of strength, defying the hardships, raising her young, teaching them survival secrets of the forest. Years later, Signe, a young artist, asks her father, “How did my grandmother die?”. Her father is evasive. Signe strongly suspects that Anna committed suicide. Signe suffers from depression herself. Girl finds an assuring guide in animation and art...
|Editing:||Wendy Cong Zhao|
|Awards:||MFF w Karlowych Warach / Karlovy Vary IFF – Nagroda Jury Ekumenicznego, Nagroda FIPRESCI / Ecumenical Jury Prize, FIPRESCI Award (2014); Łotewski kandydat do Oscarów w kategorii Najlepszy Film Obcojęzyczny / Latvian candidate for Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category (2015)|