30.09. - 09.10.2021

Atlantis Ukraine 2019 | 108 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Valentyn Vasyanovych

VALENTYN VASYANOVYCH (*1971) studied camera and documentary film-making at the Film University in Kiev and direction at the Andrzej Wajda School in Warsaw. Besides his films, he also came to prominence through his drama about deaf people The Tribe.

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A dystopian vision of the massive consequences of the war between Ukraine and Russia in the Donbass. East Ukraine in the near future: the country has become an inhospitable desert, where settlement is no longer possible. The former soldier Sergei, who suffers from PTSD, is finding it very hard to assimilate in the new reality of his home country in ruins. One day he decides to join a group of volunteers digging the bodies of fallen soldiers out of the rubble. Here, he gets to know Katya and a better future suddenly seems possible.
Original title: Atlantis
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Ukrainian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Screenplay: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Cast: Andriy Rymaruk, Liudmyla Bileka, Vasyl Antoniak
Producer: Valentyn Vasyanovych, Vladimir Yatsenko, Iya Myslytska
Director of Photography: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Production Design: Vladlen Odudenko
Editor: Valentyn Vasyanovych
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Best Friend Forever
Production: Garmata Film Studio; Ukrainian State Film Agency (UA)
Contact: Martin Gondre, Best Friend Forever:


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