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Turn Your Body To The Sun

Poetic documentary by Aliona van der Horst (Liefde is Aardappelen) about a daughter who makes an ultimate attempt to understand her father, who was scarred by the Second World War.

Please note that this film is in Russian, Dutch and English, with Dutch subtitles.
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Sana Valiulina’s father Sandar was a Red Army soldier who was taken prisoner in Nazi Germany, a fate he shared with five million others. After the war, back in Stalin’s Soviet Union, he was sentenced to ten years in a Gulag camp for betraying his country. There he began receiving letters from a young girl, which helped him survive.

Aliona van der Horst, Netherlands, 2022, 93 min. Russian, Dutch & English spoken, Dutch subtitles.
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