Tilda Publishing
My Granny From Mars
dir. Alexander Mihalkovich, 2018
English titel: My Granny From Mars
Original title: Моя Бабушка С Марса
Running Time: 83 minutes
Shootin Format: Full HD
Screeening Format: DCP
Sound: Stereo 5.1
Language: Russian
Subtitles: English
Release: October 2018

Alexander Mihalkovich
Producer: Volia Chajkouskaya (Volia Films, Belarus, Estonia)
Co-producers: Igor Savychenko, Volodymyr Filippov, Alla Ovsyannikova, Andriy Suyarko (Directory Films, Ukraine)
Editor: Petro Tsymbal
Editor Assistant: Anna Nasaduk
Script consult: Tatiana Tishma
DoP: Siarhei Kanaplianik, Alexander Mihalkovich
Sound Designer: Igor Kazmirchuk
Sound Recordist: Seregi Avdei
World premiere: Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2019, Between the Seas Competition
After the annexation of Crimea my old Ukranian granny Zina had to face the fact of living on a 'new planet'. For many reasons, the time has come for her to make a crucial decision.
My granny Zina had lived in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and, after retirement she moved to Crimea. Cheerful and bossy, she has always been uniting our big family. After the Ukrainian revolution and the annexation of Crimea by Russia, visiting her became an endless hustle.

The family was separated, Crimea turned into 'a distant planet', like Mars, and its' environment became unfriendly towards grandmother. The same old place... with a new culture, symbols of state, music and propaganda. What a time to be an old lady! Trying to fit into a new environment she ends up feeling mixed-up and lonely. The entire family manages to come for the celebration of granny's 80th anniversary and help her to make a crucial decision.