Belarusian film "Wooden people" was awarded the Grand Prix Festival in France
The documentary tells 26 minutes about a lonely old man - a woodcarver Nikalay Tarasiuk. He is the only person in an empty village on the edge of the forest. Trying to bring life back to his native village, he has carved human figures made of wood and has created around him whole society. The author and his creations live bright, saturated but fictional life.
The Grand Prix of IX International Film Festival of arts in Montpellier is the fifth main award at International Film Festivals for this film about the woodcarver. The documentary took part in more than ten festivals in Belarus, Russia, France, Italy, Germany, Canada.
”Wooden people“ by Victor Aslyuk was also presented at the Days of ethnographic film in Ljubljana (Slovenia). The program of the festival include also another film by studio ”Chronicle“ of the National Film Studio ”BelarusFilm“ - "Cinema lover. Autumn dream“ by Olga Dashuk.