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The story of a five year old little rebellious girl Vitka with her teenage cousin Larysa and her boyfriend, the young criminal Scar unfolds in a Ukrainian provincial setting. Larysa finds herself at a crossroads after the death of her father. Yearning to be self made, the village community ostracizes her for loving Scar. Larysa discovers her grandmother once sacrificed her love for a young gypsy abandoning him for traditional values and other people's opinions. Larysa's mother is too psychologically weak to support her daughter. Larysa and Scar plan to escape from a life of crime, misery and their relatives. But are they ready to pay the full price for freedom?Written by
Catch this film whenever you find a chance. full of overwhelming animalism, specious photography, coalescing with a blazing cast and a story that is going to tie you to your seat. a furious debut to remember and a rare opportunity to catch part of the heartbeat of present Ukrainian society.
Outstanding achievements in score, sound design and sound mixing complete this extraordinary experience. This film will stay with you.
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