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5 Words (2013)

9 min | Russian | English Subtitles | Produced by The Film House | Directed by Dennis Mulyar

Based on actual events, "5 Words" is a short film set in the former Soviet Union in the year of 1958. It is a short episode from the life of a young woman who is persecuted for her Christian faith by the godless Communistic movement. In the film, the young woman who is interrogated only speaks "5 words" (in Russian).

Note from Director: This film is a true story that my grandmother had told me. I had the privilege of re-telling the actual events which had occurred in her life. Here is a documentary styled video of my grandmother talking about this particular moment in her life:

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