1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege – one of the worst in history – is finally over, life and death continue their battle in the wreckage that remains. Two young women, Iya and Masha, search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.
Playing with the short film
The Distance Between Us and the Sky
Night, national road. Two strangers meet for the first time at an old gas station. One has stopped to gas up his bike, while the other is just stranded. Lacking the €22.50 he needs to get home, he will try to sell him the distance that separates them from the sky.
Director: Vasilis Kekatos
Cast: Nikolakis Zeginoglou, Ioko Ioannis Kotidis
9m / Greece, France / 2019