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After 20 years of silence, Olga travels back to the house of her great-grandparents, where she spent her childhood. The long- awaited family reunion interferes with her attempts to overcome her childhood fears and confront her uncle, who hid his double personality for decades.
"Do you remember? Why did you do that to me? What does it mean to you? Do you regret it? These are few of the countless questions a victim of violence against woman must want to ask to perpetrators. But the response might frustrate one more, make one blame herself, or it might be of no use. In order to protect oneself, one might ask or not ask these questions.
The director does what is best for oneself. We give our support to the courage of the director, who bravely confronts both happy memories and traumas from their childhood."
Olga Lucovnicova (1991, Moldova) is a Belgium based director and aspiring researcher in the field of audiovisual art. She studied 6 years of cinematography at the Academy of Arts of Moldova and 2 years of documentary directing at DocNomads, an Erasmus Mundus Master Program held across Portugal, Hungary and Belgium. Olga is currently working on her personal research project on collective memory and trauma in post-Soviet society as part of her PhD project at the KU Leuven university in Belgium.