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Genre: Comedy
Programme
Synopsis

Set for a few years after Belarus gained independence in 1990, this vibrant debut feature follows the path of young Evelina, who dreams of moving to Chicago where she could pursue her passion for house music. However, obtaining a visa proves a difficult endeavor and is determined by the country, the young woman takes the risk of buying a job from the black market. In the future, „Crystal Swan” is a story about a woman and her country, where feelings of self and belonging are yet to be defined.

Director
Darya Zhuk
Filmography
  • Khrustal (Crystal Swan, 2018)
Fri, 16.11.2018
9:00 pm
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 9
010708
Subtitles: 
ENG
Screening code: 010708
Sun, 18.11.2018
4:45 pm
Tallinn, 
Kino Artis
Hall 1
031406
Subtitles: 
ENG
Screening code: 031406
Film info
Countries: Belarus, Germany, United States, Russia
Year: 2018
Duration: 95 minutes
Languages: Russian, English
Director: Darya Zhuk
Producers: Birgit Gernböck, Olga Goister, Debbie Vandermeulen, Valery Dmitrotchenko
Writer: Helga Landauer
DOP: Carolina Costa
Montage: Sergey Dmitrenko, Michal Leszczylowski
Cast: Alina Nasibullina, Ivan Mulin, Yury Borisov, Svetlana Anikey, Ilya Kapanets
Production: Turnstyle TV LLC
Distributor: Capella Film
Festivals: Karlovy Vary, London
Synopsis

Set for a few years after Belarus gained independence in 1990, this vibrant debut feature follows the path of young Evelina, who dreams of moving to Chicago where she could pursue her passion for house music. However, obtaining a visa proves a difficult endeavor and is determined by the country, the young woman takes the risk of buying a job from the black market. In the future, „Crystal Swan” is a story about a woman and her country, where feelings of self and belonging are yet to be defined.

Director
Darya Zhuk
Filmography
  • Khrustal (Crystal Swan, 2018)