“Anastasia Budiashkina is excellent as a young athlete exiled during the
2014 revolution in this moving drama...” -, Guardian ★★★★
A talented teenage Ukrainian gymnast exiled in Switzerland dreams of
Olympic gold in Elie Grappe’s multi-award-winning drama.
Fifteen-year-old Olga is trying to fit in with her new team in her new
home. But as she prepares for the European Championship, the Ukrainian
people stage a revolution.
Olga is left a powerless, distant bystander as her mother, an
investigative journalist, faces danger as she challenges a brutal
regime. Can Olga reconcile her personal goals with the history unfolding
in her homeland?
A subtle, tensely handled tale of exile reflecting the pressures on
young athletes, the clash between the personal and the political, and
young woman’s search for who she is and what she is prepared to