The Diaper Cake

  • Anastasia Babenko
  • Ukraine
  • 2021
  • 17'
  • Peliushkovyi Tort

Young parents Lena and Vitya are still practically kids themselves. After a night of celebration, Vitya visits Lena at the hospital and together they try to feed the baby, realizing their lives and their relationship will never be the same again. During this time, the diaper cake sits silently in the room, like a ticking time bomb.

Subtitles: EN, HR

Anastasia Babenko

Ukrainian film director currently based in Seattle. Before she started pursuing film, she worked as a journalist in Ukraine, Germany and America. The Diaper Cake is her debut fiction short (2021).

The Diaper Cake

Anastasia Babenko
Anastasia Babenko
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Roman Khimei
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Elmira Asadova-Oyetoro, Mariia Ponomarova
Festivals & Awards
Chicago Int'l Film Festival; Palm Springs Int'l ShortFest; Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia

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