My Uncle Tudor

Olga Lucovnicova

Shorts Competition

Filmmaker Olga Lucovnicova returns to her grandparents’ home in Moldova where she meets with her family. At this family gathering, she is confronted with her uncle Tudor who abused her there several times at a young age. She films both the family reunion and the dialogues in which Olga confronts her uncle. These images are brimming with bravery and are supported by beautiful cinematography.

This short film is part of the programme Shorts: Facing the Past.

Nominated for the Shorts Competition award
All nominations

Credits

Director
Olga Lucovnicova
Producer
Frederik Nicolai
Year
2020
Country of production
Belgium, Hungary, Portugal, Moldova
Type
Documentary, Short
Duration
20 minutes
Spoken language
Romanian, Russian
Subtitles
EN
Production company
DocNomads
World Sales
DocNomads