This is a story with a touch of delicate realism. The main character Larissa struggles with her husband who’s an alcoholic. She is has also to confront with the myriad of challenges that the post-Soviet life poses her. Accidentally, she finds her grandmother’s diary, in which her grandma is writing of her dreams about the future and hopes of understanding her situation beset with poverty and emotional violence.
2003 International Documentary Film Festival, Competition Program "Iron Wolf", Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2004 Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, Labo Program. Grand prix.
2004 COURTisane short film festival, Belgium.
2004 The Norvegian Short Film Festival, International Documentary Program.
2004 “Labuskie Lato Filmowe”, Lagow, Poland.
2004 Riga’s International Film Forum "Arsenals", Latvia.
2004 Cinematexas Film Festival, Texas, USA. Screenplay Award.