Bachennya metelyka Ukraine-Croatie-République tchèque 2022 | vostang | 107’ | c | De : Maksym Nakonechnyi | Avec : Rita Burkovska, Natalya Vorozhbit, Daria Lorenci, Lyubomyr Valivots
► Section "Un Certain Regard", Festival de Cannes 2022
Returning home from the front line after being held captive for two months, soldier Lilia discovers that she is pregnant after being raped by her warden. Will she manage to survive this trauma and save the child in a society that is not ready to accept either of them?
« Shot before the Russian invasion of his homeland, Ukrainian director Maksym Nakonechnyi’s debut feature is a sensitive, nuanced meditation on war and its effects on the psyche of individuals and nations. » (ScreenDaily)
« Burkovska doesn’t just bottle Lilya’s emotions, she shows how that very act of bottling them is not necessarily a welcome or deliberate choice but itself a lingering element of her experience. » (Eye For Film)