"A timely story of a Ukrainian gymnast torn between her homeland and her ambition." – Kevin Maher, The Times (UK)
“A compelling psychological portrait… paints indelible images of physically powerful, mentally vulnerable young women who want to step up to the podium at all costs.” – Fionnuala Halligan, Screen Daily
Winner: SACD Prize: International Critics’ Week – Cannes Film Festival
Official Selections: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, COLCOA French Film Festival
In Olga, a talented young gymnast from Kiev, played by real-life former Ukrainian national team member Anastasiia Budiashkina, moves to Switzerland to pursue her Olympic dreams just as the Maidan Revolution begins to alter the course of history, and the lives of her mother and friends, back home.
Olga opens this weekend at Quad CInema in New York before expanding to select cities nationwide, with further screenings scheduled in Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Washington DC and more. Click here to find a theater near you.
A Kino Lorber release.