We present the short film “Kurgan Oblast”, signed by Stela Pelin, which tells the impressive life story of Viorica Drucioc.

Kurgan Oblast - scurtmetraj UNATC pe CINEPUB

Directed by: Stela Pelin
Producer: UNATC
Cinematography: Paul Chirilă
Editor: Vadim Severin
Music: Sakdat & Tangent – Lacrimile Prutului
Category: short film, documentary
Duration: 15 min.
Year: 2012

3,459 – Cinepub viewers


The short film by director Stela Pelin tells the drama of a woman forced to leave everything behind.

More details:

In the summer of 1949 the soviets decided to deport a large number of people from the Republic of Moldova to Siberia. Viorica Drucioc was taken from her home on the 6th of July 1949 and sent to live the rest of her live in Siberia, Kurgan region.


  • International student film festival CineMAiubit 16th edition – competition
  • Timishort Film Festival 5th edition – national competition
  • Gopo 8th edition – the best documentary short film
  • “Victor Ului” Award for documentary at CineMAiubit