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My Favorite War - Mladen Pechevski - 16291

11 days ago   |   By Eye For Film

Thoughtful and intriguing, while suitable for all ages, My Favorite War, an animated documentary exploring the Soviet rule of Latvia, is a sound example of how a deeply personal story can suddenly become very inclusive, even for people who have only heard stories about the not-so-distant realities of Eastern Europe. Despite combining animation, live action, and archive footage, the film remains easy to follow due to the insightful observations and vivid imagination of the young narrator and subsequent director of the film, Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen.
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