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My Generation

Music and poetry
Director: Roman DrobotWatch the trailer
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Duration: 1 hour

The premiere took place in 19 April 2015.

Based on works of S. Alexievich, O.Berggolts, Y. Drunina, S. Gudzenko, M. Kulchitsky, B. Okudzhava, B. Slutsky, K. Simonov and unknown author

Eight actors recite, perform and sing various texts about the experience of World War II. One of the authors, Nobel Prize-winning Svetlana Alexievich, is a historian who has often returned to the topic of the world conflagration in her work. The remainder of the authors contributing texts to this performance are poets who saw the war first-hand: Olga Bergholts, Yulia Drunina, Semyon Gudzenko, Mikhail Kulchitsky, Bulat Okudzhava, Boris Slutsky, Konstantin Simonov as well as one more, unknown, author. The performance is directed by Roman Drobot.