Trailerama: Die Frau mit den 5 Elefanten (The Woman With the 5 Elephants)

A Swiss-German documentary about Swetlana Greier. During the Nazi occupation of Kiev, the young Ukrainian learned German. As a translator, she’s worked both in German prison camps and also translating Dostoevsky’s works. The film provides an occasion for the 85-year-old and her granddaughter to return to Kiev for the first time since the War.

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