(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
Belarusian author and Nobel laureate Svetlana Aleksijevich has interviewed 200 ordinary Russians about what love means to them. She has asked how they have experienced love, how fleeting it is, the loss of it, the depth it has, the despair it brings. She talks about this with a small selection of those she has interviewed, while Staffan Julen's discreet direction and camera record the work of a writer researching her book. Aleksijevich's subjects are mostly (but not all) older people whose experiences of love date from both before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The sweetness of life. She begins and ends with Volodya, an artist living in a typical provincial town or remote suburb (perhaps to Minsk, Alexeyevich's hometown, although it is never explicitly mentioned), where town and country merge into a rolling pattern of prefabricated high-rise buildings. and romantic messy log cabins. Volodya is a sensitive soul who met his life. . .
To continue reading, create a new free reader account with your email,
or logg inn if you have done it before. (click on forgotten password if you have not received it by email already).
Select if necessary Subscription (69kr)