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Woman With the Five Elephants, The


Germany 2009, 93 minutes
Dir. Vadim Jendreyko
Rating: [Exempt]
Genres: Documentary


Synopsis: Intimate portrait of the enchanting Svetlana Geier - the hunched, wizened translator of Dostoevsky's novels, still bubbling well into her twilight years with insight into language, literature and life.

“This quiet, erudite and very moving documentary about one woman’s passion for literature gracefully unfolds to encompass a great sweep of history.”~New Zealand International Film Festival

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