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Turn Your Body to the Sun

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Aliona van der Horst / NL, 2021 / 95 min.

Sana Valiulina studies the past of her taciturn, inscrutable father who spent ten years in one of Stalin’s camps. Featuring intimate letters, journal extracts and unique colour footage from the war, Aliona van der Horst tells an equal parts personal and universal story that still leaves deep scars to this day.

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Author Sana Valiulina’s father never spoke about his past. Sana and her sister Dinar knew he had been in a camp after World War II, but not how he ended up there. After his death, Sana attempts to fill in the blanks in her father’s life to better understand the inaccessible man of her youth.

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This movie is suitable for all ages

Director

Aliona van der Horst

Production year

2021

Country

NL

Original title

Turn Your Body to the Sun

Length

95 min.

Language

Russian, Dutch, English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Accessibility

Earcatch

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