Best Actress – Daria Polunina – “Exhale” (Ukraine)

Title: Exhale
Runtime: 6 min
Country: Ukraine
Director: Igor Stekolenko
Placement: Award of Excellence + Best Actress (Daria Polunina) + Best Director (Igor Stekolenko)
Competition: December, 2020

Synopsis: We observe the heroine in a most critical and significant moment of her life. She has been caught lonely in the wasteland, in conditions that are unsuitable and disturbing for such irreversible process. 

Her fearless determination and metaphysical force turn crisis into positive resolution of the inevitable. 

Finally, the heroine is not alone any more.