In theaters this week: Tonya Noyabrova's newest feature - 'Do You Love Me'

A scene from the film
A scene from the film "Do you love me?"

Ukrainian director Tonya Noyabrova's new film 'Do You Love Me' hits the big screen on May 30.

The film made its world premiere in the Panorama section of last year's Berlin International Film Festival.

This is Noyabrova's second feature film, which comes off as less comedic and more personal than her 2018 debut, 'Hero of My Time'.

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Set in the days leading up to the collapse of the Soviet Union, 'Do You Love Me' follows the life of 17-year-old Kira, who lives in Kyiv. She is loud, spoiled, and intelligent, with a desperate desire to grow up. Her reality, however, comes crashing down when she discovers that her parents' marriage is falling apart.

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Karyna Khymchuk, who plays the lead role, won the Best Actress award at the Kinokolo Festival in October 2023.

The film was produced by Family Production in collaboration with Commonground Pictures and Film i Väst (Sweden), with support from the Ukrainian State Film Agency.

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