Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Cannes 1994 (ex aequo)

Utomljonnyje solncem

Burnt by the Sun
Die Sonne, die uns täuscht
Soleil trompeur
Directed by: 

This film relates the saga of a family in the turmoils of History. It tells the troubled past of Stalinism which destroyed the very actors of revolution. The main concerns of "Burnt by the Sun" are memory and lucidity. Furthermore the film emphasizes the wish for happiness, the innocence of children and human dignity. (Photo: © trigon-film)