Holy God

Svyatyj Bozhe

Holy God

Vladlena Sandu

RU
2016
Documentary, Short film
25’
Focus

»Self-portrait. In 1998 our family came under armed attack. We were able to escape and we fled Grozny. We have been silent about it since.«
Vladlena Sandu tells an incisive and dignified story about herself, her mother and grandmother, the physical and psychological trauma and the ordinary existence of a refugee, including dog food, homelessness and intensive care. And on New Year’s Day Putin pays tribute to the soldiers who are fighting terrorism.

Director / Script / Cinematography / Editing

Vladlena Sandu

Sound

Dmitry Boyarintsev

Production / Contact

Rock Films

Vladlena Sandu

Vladlena Sandu was born in Crimea. In 1988 she moved with her family to Grozny. In 1998 she was displaced from her home to the Stavropol region of Russia. She enrolled at the Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia and in 2011 started her studies in Film Directing at the Russian State University of Cinema (VGIK). Kira, her debut short film, was awarded the Jury Prize at Sochi Kinotavr Festival 2015, as well as the Prize for the Best Directing and Cinematography at the VGIK International Student Film Festival in Moscow.


Filme von Vladlena Sandu
Kira 2015 | Orlovy 2014 | Diana 2012