Cleveland International Film Festival } March 30 – April 10, 2022

Common Language
(Агульная мова)

Year: 2020
Run Time: 14 minutes

Common Language

The director, who has always been viewed as the black sheep in her family, sets out to the Belarusian town of Vitebsk to talk with her parents about previous grievances and topics that were considered taboo. The effort to find a common language, which runs into stormy emotions and the inability to voice honest opinions, is captured through both personal moments and detailed shots of the protagonists’ faces.

Director

Director
Volia Chajkouskaya

Producer
Volia Chajkouskaya

Screenwriting
Volia Chajkouskaya

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