Russia, 2022, documentary, 39 min. 6+
Author Maria Taiguzina
Director: Evgeny Khovaev (Volgograd)
Camerawork: Maria Golub, Svetlana Makarova, Sergey Amirdzhanov
Producer: Irina Vasilyeva
When the first met in 1950, he had already been
a renowned sculptor and a war veteran. An art historian by profession, Vera appreciated her husband’s work like no else, taking care of him and standing by him against all troubles and challenges. The famous The Motherland Calls statue has her facial features – although a completely different monument was initially planned to be the centerpiece of Mamayev Kurgan memorial.