Based on a true story.
From a young age, a woman was playing the violin and because the routine she had to forget her passion. One day she met an old man at the seashore, he offered a gift to her future baby, who will be born soon. The woman choses a small ballerina toy as a passion prerequisite of her future baby. A few years later, Otilia, the daughter of this woman, dedicates her life to dancing, to become a famous ballerina. Growing up, more and more problems popped-up in her life. Unfortunately, she quits her dream for an office work. Sometime later, in a park, Otilia meets the same old man which her mother met long time ago. The old man offers a gift to the future baby of Otilia, which will be born soon.

  • Ion Cebotari
  • Ion Cebotari
  • Ion Cebotari
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    5 minutes 4 seconds
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    May 11, 2019
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    3,000 USD
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Director Biography - Ion Cebotari

Ion Cebotari born in the republic of Moldova, engineering profession, in 2016 emigrated to Canada, I have a university degree in computer engineering and am familiar with image technologies. But as this artistic field is present in my daily life as a shadow, I decided to change my field and realize my long-awaited dream. He who never changes his views and does not correct his mistakes, never becomes wiser. I am full of original and creative ideas and I would like to share them with the world.

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the film is based on a true history