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The repetition of war is the central theme of this film. For children growing up in Armenia in the 1990s, the Karabakh war was something from the past, stories their parents told. 30 years later, they experienced war themselves.
Ani Torosyan and Astghik Gaudyan documentented the latest war on the homefront, witnessing life that seemed like a terrible flashback, scenes from the stories they heard as children brought to life in front of their eyes.
Even now, after the war, it’s consequences linger, impacting people’s lives. The new war left new traumas and a new fear: the fear of repetition.