Svetlana Geier

The Woman with the 5 Elephants

Visually, the film is stunning, but even more striking is its intimacy, a testimony to Vadim Jendreyko's ability to earn and maintain the trust of his subject.

Woman With the 5 Elephants

“Why do people translate? It's the yearning for something that keeps escaping, for the unrivalled original, for the final, the essential,” says Svetlana Geier.