The 19th edition of the event will take place in Cluj-Napoca from July 31 to August 9.
In their journey, Adrian and helena get to meet people who were affected by the nuclear disaster that took place in 1986. While they discover more and more things about how Cernobîl impacted an entire generation, their own health issues get worse and complicate things.
Adrian Pîrvu was born in 1986, the year of the Cernobîl disaster. His mother believed that Adrian`s glaucoma and partial blindness were caused by her visit to Ukraine, when she was 6 months pregnant. He is almost 30 years old – he is lonely and kind of lost. After his mother had told him the story of his birth, he decided to go to Ukraine in order to make a film about the people affected by the disaster and to find a way to make peace with himself. In Kiev he meets Helena, who grew up in the country which was seriously affected by the nuclear accident and she becomes his partner in the making of this documentary.
The screenplay and film direction are signed by Adrian Pîrvu and Helena Maksyom, the editing was made by Alexandru Radu
and Vladimir Gojun, the cinematography: Denis Melnik, Radu Gorgos, Adrian Pîrvu, Helena Maksyom. Ioan Filip
and Dan-Ștefan Rucăreanu
sign the sound design. Producers: Alexandru Solomon
și Ada Solomon
. Co-producers: Olena Yershova, Adrian Pîrvu, Andrii Yashchyshyn.