DAU. Natasha

Director Ilya Khrzhanovskiy, Jekaterina Oertel
Year 2020
Genre Dramă
Cast Natalia Berezhnaya, Olga Shkabarnya, Vladimir Azhippo, Luc Bigé
Country Germany, Ukraine, UK, Russia
Premii Silver Bear at Berlinale
Natasha runs the canteen at a secret 1950s Soviet research institute. The woman’s life is split between the demands of the canteen during the day and alcohol fuelled nights with a younger female colleague, during which the two confide their hopes of romance and for a different future. At a party one evening Natasha becomes close to a visiting French scientist. The following day her life takes a dramatic turn when she is summoned by the KGB.