Under the Dress

2019 / Belgium / short docufiction

Director: Aleksandr M. Vinogradov
Russian, English, with English and Lithuanian subtitles, 24 min

A journey towards self-discovery and acceptance through the retro drag queen escape. Aleksandr delves into his childhood memories recorded on VHS tapes, which take him back to the universe of freedom and tenderness that he shared with his grandmother. He embarks upon a dazzling drag queen transformation in which he plays his own role: a character in search of his identity.