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The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul

Das Gesicht der Ukraine: Casting Oksana Bajul

Directed by Kitty Green
Australia, 2015
Documentary, Short


Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from across a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of Olympic champion figure skater Oksana Baiul, whose tears of joy once united their troubled country.

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The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul Directed by Kitty Green

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Non-Fiction (Short Film Jury Prize)



International Documentary Association

2015 | Nominee: Best Short

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