The famous Soviet cinematographer Leonid Burlaka, who worked at the Odessa Film Studios, is suddenly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. At the same time Ihor, his grandson, a young Ukrainian cinematographer, accidentally stumbles across a heavily damaged photo archive of his grandpa’s dating from the 1960s. Ukrainian cinematographer Ihor meets the young Soviet cinematographer Leonid, who started establishing his career during the “Khrushchev Thaw”. However, time is running out: soon Leonid will not remember Ihor at all.
On November 11, Fragile Memory became one of the two winning films awarded by the international jury of the 23rd edition of One World.
After the end of the One World festival, you can find the film Fragile Memory in the catalog of the DAFilms.sk portal, where you can watch it without any limits.
We are screening this film inclusively. The film includes special subtitles and audio commentary through headphones – the screening can also be attended by people with hearing and visual impairments.
Krykhka Pamyat / Ihor Ivanko / Ukraine, Slovakia / 2022 / 85 min.
Ukrainian, Russian, Polish
Slovakia and the Czech Republic for human rights
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