Irina MOROZOVA
Ирина МОРОЗОВА
Irina MOROZOVA
Russia, 2020, 64mn 
documentary
Vatnik iz kimono
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Ватник из кимоно

 

 Prisoner in Kimono

 Prisonnier en kimono

 
Directed by : Irina MOROZOVA (Ирина МОРОЗОВА)
Writing credits : Irina MOROZOVA (Ирина МОРОЗОВА)
Cinematography : Aleksey GORBATOV (Алексей ГОРБАТОВ)
Music : Aleksey AIGY (Алексей АЙГИ)
Produced by : Mikhail DEGTIAR (Михаил ДЕГТЯРЬ), Unknown Suzdal Animation Film Festival (Неизвестный Фестиваль анимационного кино в Суздале)
 

Plot synopsis
More than 70 years have passed since the end of World War II, but no peace treaty has yet been signed between Russia and Japan. While diplomats discuss, ordinary citizens conduct their peace negotiations: a Russian, the granddaughter of the head of the POW camp, and a Japanese, the son of a prisoner of war who was there. They met in the territory of Khabarovsk, where this Stalinist camp was located. Along the way, they told each other how their ancestors got involved in the world war, where they encountered the end of this war, their wives and children ... Will they be able to get along? After all, there are so many things that separate them ...
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2020