Martha Colburn Short film - 2014 - 7 min.

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Wartime chaos changes to beauty. In a small house, a girl is playing with her marbles. Butterflies flutter about while a TV screen shows black-and-white images of a war. The theme 'hidden truth' of this colourful puppet animation lies close to that of the seventh symphony of Shostakovich, the composer who had a hard time of it under Stalin. His seventh was dedicated to the defeat of the enemy. Officially, this was Hitler, but between the lines it was an indictment of Stalin.


Director(s) Martha Colburn
Producer(s) Martha Colburn