Baltic Event Co-Production Market

Cherry Blossom

Country
Ukraine
Language
Ukrainian
Genre
Project Status
Development
Synopsis

Nastya (12) and Viktor (38) escaped from the territories occupied by russia.His family was killed by russian soldiers, and Nastya's mother disappeared. They pretend to be a family and get social housing in a city near Kyiv. Nastya starts going to summer school, where due to uncontrolled aggression, the girl meets Maya (35) a Bosnian psychologist from UNICEF, who sees herself in Nastya. As a teenager Nastya is burdened by the consequences of the war, she refuses to eat, brings a gun to school with her, and falls in love with Viktor, who sees her as his lost daughter. Victor cannot cope with his pain and with Nastya Maya trying to help him rubs her own forgotten wounds
The cherry blossom tells about people in a post-traumatic state.Heroes who managed to survive during the Russian-Ukrainian war encounter a heroine from Bosnia,who survived the Balkan wars as a child. Against the background of fresh wounds,the old wounds of war begin to bleed anew, showing that war stays with people forever

Original title
Цвіт вишні
Budget
2317580 €
Director
Marysia Nikitiuk
Screenwriter
Marysia Nikitiuk
Producer
Igor Savychenko
Contact name
Marysia Nikitiuk
Contact email
marysia.nikitiuk@gmail.com