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Time Time74 mins
LanguageRussian, Ukranian
The Earth is Blue as an Orange

The Earth Is Blue as an Orange follows a single mother, Ganna, and her four children living in a war-zone in Donbass in Ukraine. As they struggle in this atmosphere, where schools are closed and they are surrounded by sounds of war, they try to keep a sense of normality by making films of their lives as a family. Follow this family through their hard times and as the eldest daughter, Myroslava, pursues her dream to study film-making. Through the story of the Trofymchuk family, Iryna Tsilyk explores questions of war and the role of art in wartime.

Directed by Iryna Tsilyk |
2020 |
Awards and Festivals
Winner
Award Laurel
2020
Best Cinema Documentary
Sundance Film Festival
Winner
Award Laurel
2021
Documentary Competition Grand Jury Prize
Seattle International Film Festival
Winner
Award Laurel
2020
Best Cinematography
International Documentary Association Awards
Winner
Award Laurel
2020
DOCU/World Award
Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
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Geraldine Sebastian
Geraldine Sebastian
Realistic
I’m not very good at reviewing films for their artistic quality. I can only say how it made me feel, which was empty, just as was said in the film. I can imagine how their lives must have been. I think this film was brilliant.
Martin Black
Martin Black
Superb
A wonder of a film.
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