To a Woman About a Woman - educational film that was filmed in 1930. It is a popular science film about the structure and characteristics of the female body with recommendations on the female’s behaviour in her everyday life, while also during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Ukrainian gynaecologist, Doctor of Medicine Oleksandr Krupskyi, was a medical consultant of the film. He researched, promoted and actively used pain relief in labour. In the context of the modern world, the film explores - what was the vision of the female body in the USSR?
Yivga Hryhorovych (1905 - 1978) - Ukrainian filmmaker, honoured artist of the USSR (1954). Studied at the State Cinema Technical College in Odesa. After college graduation she became an assistant of the famous director Heorhii Stabovyi, who shot Two Days (1927), one of the most significant Ukrainian films that was the first to be screened in the USA. To a Woman About a Woman was her directorial début. After that, she actively made cultural, educational and propaganda films: The Culture of Kenaf, Lenin's Town, Young Sailors.
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