O.V. in Russian subtitled in English and Spanish
Special Jury Prize in Venice. The latest from the Russian master Konchalovski, author of milestones such as Siberiada, presents an unstinting narrative of an event that took place in the city of Novocherkask within the Soviet Union in 1962 and remained secret for decades. All through the eyes of a woman, a convinced Communist Party member, whose fierce ideals crumble after witnessing the massacre of a motor factory strike, during which, amidst the chaos generated in the city, her daughter disappears.