1st feature film – 85min – French / Ukrainian
A film by Elie Grappe
Co-written with Raphaëlle Desplechin
Premiere: Cannes 2021, Semaine de la Critique – SACD Award
Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Film Festival 2021 – Winner Audience Award
(international competition Elie Grappe) – Winner BeTV Award for best international Feature Film / Hamburg Film Festival 2021 – Winner Sich
wechsel Film Award / War on Screen International Film Festival 2021 – Winner International Jury Distinction
Synopsis: 2013. A 15-year-old gymnast is torn between Switzerland – where she is training for the European Championship in preparation for the Olympics – and Ukraine, where her mother is a journalist, reporting on Euromaidan.
Produced by: Point Prod (Switzerland), Cinéma Defacto
International Sales: Pulsar Content
French Distribution: ARP Sélection
In coproduction with the RTS-radio télévision suisse,
With the support from OFC, cinéforom, CANAL+ and CINÉ+, the CNC, developed with the support of MEDIA – Creative Europe, Procirep-Angoa, CICLIC, Suissimage, SRG SSR, et du pour
cent culturel Migros.
Markets & Awards: Emergence Laureate, Prix Journée de Soleure, Atelier Grand Nord 2019, Festival premiers plans d’Angers – Prix fondation visio.