Worse than being lonely is to be lonely next to someone you love…
Waking up one morning, the young woman feels deep loneliness, which can only be dispelled by the embrace of her beloved husband. Not receiving it, she runs away from home for a day.
Leaving her own problem unspoken in front of the real-life dramas she wanders around the city ready to be embraced by any stranger she meets. That stranger turns out to be her ex-lover whom she hasn’t seen for a long time...
HOLD ME is a short movie directed and written by KATYA TSARIK.
HOLD ME is a debut short movie directed by Katya Tsarik in 2021 year.
The film is based on the original script written by the director.
The film was made with the support of the State Agency for Cinema and the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine.
In 2021 HOLD ME took part in international festivals:
INDIE SHORTS AWARDS NEW YORK, Kyiv IFF Molodist, CANNES INDIE SHORTS AWARDS, 2022 ARFF Amsterdam // International Awards
HOLD ME was Honorable Mentioned by ARFF 2021 Amsterdam.
It was also nominated for Best Short Film at the Kyiv IFF Molodist.
The main roles in the films were played by Ukrainian actors: Victoria Karpinska, Oleg Zagorodniy, Nazar Kukharenko.
The film was shot by cameraman Yuriy Korol. The original music was written by composer Andrei Ponomarev. Producer of the film Ivanna Dyadyura.