Posts Tagged ‘Swetlana Greier’

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

October 20, 2009

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.