Having drowned and magically awaken to life, Seraphyma finds a new gift of herb reading at the age of six. Her mother turns her new talent into creating poisons.
In the age of 17 she flees to Kyiv in a search for a better life together with a petty drug seller Isaakovich. Before leaving the town, Seraphyma poisons the first man she loved, a petty pimp Atas. In Kyiv, she poisons a young guy, whom she just needed to rob. And Isaakovich sells her to Fix, who is a club owner, cannibal and maniac.
In Fix’s club Seraphyma goes through brothels and tortures but her gift of poisoning is not left behind. Fix uses Seraphyma to poison the politics and businessmen for a big oligarch Khrust and plans to eliminate the girl in the end. A toxicologist Reus, who is working for Fix madly falls in love with Seraphyma. He tries to save her. They synthesise and take LSD together. During one of her drug trips, Seraphyma reaches her subconscious and reveals the secret of her drowning. She is originally an ancient deity that has been fast asleep on the sea bed, and now awakes in the body of the drown girl.
After Reus and Seraphyma poison all the bandits in the club, Seraphyma kills Fix with her own hands. Thus finally revealing and embracing her true being. Becoming what she really is, Seraphyma accidently kills Reus.
Being in shock of killing her beloved Reus, she goes back to the club. Khrust finds her there and takes her to his place. He wants to use her in his plans but also falls in love with her. He is a cruel man, and in the end she also poisons him with Khrust’s daughter Lera. They trying to escape on the Khrust’s boat from the country, but police finds them and shoot Seraphyma. She falls dead into the sea and nobody can find her body. But in the last shot we see Seraphyma drinking cocktails with her new victim somewhere on the European sea shore.
Country of Origin:Ukraine
Director, scriptwriter, writer. Graduated Kiev Karpenko-Karyi University of theater, movie and TV at 2012. Works as a scriptwriter from 2012. Passed DAB script writers and producers workshops at 2013. Passed the ScripTeast laboratory at 2016, her script WHEN THE TREES FALL was awarded with Kieslowski award for the “Best script from Eastern Europe” in Cannes 2016. Wrote a book of novels ABYSS, that was awarded with Oles Ulianenko international literature award in 2016.