When the Trees Fall

Director:Marysja Nikiťuk
Cast:Anastasiia Pustovit, Sofia Halaimova, Maksym Samchik, Mariia Svizhynska
Length:88 minutes

Director: Marysja Nikiťuk  •  Scenario: Marysja Nikiťuk  •  Camera: Michal Englert  •  Music: Nikita Moisejev  •  Cast: Anastasiia Pustovit, Sofia Halaimova, Maksym Samchik, Mariia Svizhynska, Petro Pastuhov

The story of a five year old little rebellious girl Vitka with her teenage cousin Larysa and her boyfriend, the young criminal Scar unfolds in a Ukrainian provincial setting. Larysa finds herself at a crossroads after the death of her father. Yearning to be self made, the village community ostracizes her for loving Scar. Larysa discovers her grandmother once sacrificed her love for a young gypsy abandoning him for traditional values and other people's opinions. Larysa's mother is too psychologically weak to support her daughter. Larysa and Scar plan to escape from a life of crime, misery and their relatives. But are they ready to pay the full price for freedom?



Find your film

This website use cookies to provide personalised content for you, enhanced security, statistics about visitors and better feedback to us. By clicking and navigating through the website you agree this website use cookies. Find more information about using cookies by our website here.