Twelve-year-old Laura lives with her deaf parents. The girl guides them in everyday life –she translates to sign language the information necessary to understand what is being said at meetings, parent-teacher nights or formal conversations in which they participate. Viewers observe the everyday life of a child who is exceptionally mature for her age, far more aware of reality than her peers.
In the impromptu nightclub called "Tokoriki" the entire village celebrates the 18th birthday of Geanin. Her boyfriend and Alin provide the girl with the most surprising gift. One that no one will ever forget.
A Golden Palm winner in Cannes, and an Oscar nominee which tells the story of two parking lot security guards. Luna works the dayshift and Diego works nights.
"The Wizard of U.S." is a amusing, ironic, animated collage that uses the motifs of American novels to show how Los Angeles meets the American Dream. The film is about the insights and doubts of those who want to be "the voice of their generation's emigration" and are trying their hand at Hollywood.
This short, somewhat surreal, non-fiction animation tells the story of the mass deportations of the Kalmyk population inhabiting the Soviet Union. When in 1943 the Kalmyk Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was dissolved, its inhabitants had to abandon their previous lives. Many of them failed to return after the war.
Jurij walks on hot coals barefoot, mesmerizes people and puts them in deep sleep. However, when he rests from his profession of a bioenergy therapist and a spectacular Fidini filmmaker, he assumes the role of a memorable, reflective son who tries to figure out his life with his old father while mourning his mother's death. Who is Jurij when he enters the stage among the enchanted audience and who does he become when he returns to his Ukrainian family home in the centre of the Orthodox world?
The main character of this autothematic document is an older man who goes to the mountains in search of music. He takes with him a camera on which he records both the monumental nature surrounding him with its innate sounds and the people he meets on his way. Film critics who watch and evaluate a man's work are inclined to reflect on the sensitivity of the film operator.