A PICTURE TO REMEMBER

ФОТО НА ПАМ'ЯТЬ

By Olga CHERNYKH

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Female director - Pre-Production 2022

A permanent feeling of loss follows the director's family for several years. The film represents a search for something to hold on and to understand what remains after us and eventually after death takes us away.


    • Year of production
    • 2022
    • Genres
    • Female director, Social issues, Documentary
    • Countries
    • UKRAINE, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • UKRANIAN, RUSSIAN
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 72 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Olga CHERNYKH
    • Producer(s)
    • Regina MARYANOVSKA DAVIDZON (Real Pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • This story looks at constant loss and resilience, at ways to deal with that loss and the ways with which one can pass through the trauma of war and death. It is told through the lens of the life of the director’s family and mother– a doctor and pathologist, who deals with death on a daily basis. The family is from Donetsk – the industrial Ukrainian city. Іn 2014 war broke out and destroyed the the wall of normality. A stable, the world they knew collapsed. The family was forced to flee. In 2022 the same enemy knocked on their door yet again. A new war, but with the same traumas, fear and despair. The family was forced to move again. A permanent feeling of loss follows the family for several years. This film represents a search for something to hold on and to understand what remains after us and eventually after death takes us away.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Oct 01, 2022
    • End of shooting
    • Dec 04, 2022