PURE ART

Czysta sztuka

The secrets of “the last dictatorship in Europe” revealed. A film about contemporary Belarus, social change, freedom and art. A mysterious artist appears in different districts of Minsk. He spreads his canvas and begins to paint. He creates puzzling geometric figures, rectangles and squares. Little by little we get to know the artist better. He is Zahar Cudin, one of the most promising painters in Belarus. What is the mystery behind the rectangles and squares heʼs painting? The explanation will be a great surprise… – The film premiered in May 2019. At the end of the year, its protagonist committed suicide.

Directed by

Maksim Shved / Poland, Belarus / 2019 / 52 min.

Language

Russian

Téma

Political regimes