A boy sitting at the edge of the 10m-tower of a swimming pool

Nikita & Nikita

Russia 2006, Doc., 16 Min., OV/d/f
Director: Maria Tyulyaeva

8-years-old boy Nikita has cerebral palsy. He goes to the swimming pool to learn high diving. Nikita trains hard and jumps from 1-, 3-, 5- and 7m platform and even shows his achievement at a competition. Once it was the day to dive from 10m. A lot of adults came to see the jump, but Nikita didn’t. And the prepared prize – railroad – was given to another boy who made his first dive.
look&roll 2008, 2nd Prize of the Jury

Part of the DVD Best of look&roll 1