42nd Molodist International Film Festival Kyiv

20.10.2012 to 28.10.2012

Awards of the Ecumenical Jury

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The film masterfully portrays the prolific deterioration of moral values in the Western society. Its main character, a young woman named Heaven has to master the coming of age. With an outstanding picture and light, and in a provocative manner, Hemel shows the confusion between sex and love. Heaven is entangled in numerous affairs, looking for the true love and affection her parents could not give her. The film clearly affirms that there is hope, no matter how disoriented or lost one may feel.


In this short animated film, the main character is confronted with the death of his mother. In a deep yet playful way, his sorrows and nightmares lead him to a soothing vision of afterlife. The general softness of the fabric used for making puppets reflects the frailty of life. The innovative qualities of this film serve the purpose of giving us a better understanding of life with the means of the Art of animation.