Title: Through tempests the sunrays of freedom have cheered us
(Russian: Сквозь грозы сияло нам солнце свободы)
The project title comes from the State Anthem of the Soviet Union official lyrics (for the 1977
The movie was shot in Warsaw, Poland at The Soviet Military Cemetery. I used the Soviet Military Cemetery and the five-pointed red star - the symbol of communism, for modern interpretation of the dynamic of totalitarian and authoritarian regimes and their victims.
The Soviet Military Cementary is the burial place of over 20,000 Soviet soldiers who died fighting against Nazi Germany. The monument is located in Warsaw's Mokotów district, near the center of the area where the 1944 Warsaw Uprising took place. More than 20,000 Soviet soldiers lie in the Cemetery, mostly in mass graves to the left and right of the obelisk. The cemetery was built soon after the war and was officially opened on May 9, 1950.