• The Woman With the 5 Elephants (2011)

The Woman With the 5 Elephants

Release Date: July 20th, 2011

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Svetlana Geier dedicates her life to translating the great works of Russian literature into German, and she returns to Kiev for the first time in 56 years.

Director: Vadim Jendreyko

Genres: Documentary

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    The film is most effective when Geier, accompanied by a granddaughter, goes to Ukraine to speak at a school. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The result is that rare thing in cinema -- an intellectually-stimulating crowd-pleaser. show more

  • 70
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    Quietly astonishing documentary. show more

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