30.09. - 09.10.2021

Bad Roads Ukraine 2020 | 105 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Natalya Vorozhbit

NATALYA VOROZHBIT (*1975) has written numerous screenplays and plays for the stage. "Bad Roads" was also originally written for the theatre and performed in London and at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. The adaptation for the screen is the author’s directorial debut.

rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Four short stories from the streets of Donbass. An introduction to a world in which chaos rules and humanity has capitulated. East Ukraine, the present day. No-one knows any more who is fighting whom or why. Society has been eroded by the constant violence, both open and covert, by shortages and the lack of a future. A country of mercenaries and opportunists, where nothing remains beyond selfishness and perfidy. A group of girls talk about what they would do for a Gucci bag. A woman accidentally runs over a chicken and is faced with ever greater, more outrageous demands for compensation. Bad Roads shows what happens when people lose their moral compass.
Original title: Pohani Dorogy
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian, Ukrainian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Natalya Vorozhbit
Screenplay: Natalya Vorozhbit
Cast: Igor Koltovskyy, Andrey Lelyukh, Vladimir Gurin, Anna Zhurakovskaya, Ekaterina Zhdanovich, Anastasia Parshina, Yuliya Matrosova, Maryna Klimova, Yuri Kulinich, Zoya Baranovskaya, Oksana Voronina, Sergei Solovyov
Producer: Yuriy Minzyanov, Dmitriy Minzyanov
Director of Photography: Volodymyr Ivanov
Production Design: Marina Pshenichnikova
Editor: Alexander Chornyi
Sound: Oleksandr Shatkivskyi
Costume design: Andrii Yaremii
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: REASON8 Films
Production: Kristi Films
Contact: Anna Krupnova, REASON8 Films:


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