The creators of a feature ‘5th Therapy’ have presented the official trailer. The movie tells a story of a real person and a lead actor of the movie Stas Dombrovsky, a poet, a criminal and a drug addict fighting his demons. Directed by Alisa Pavlovska. Produced by Valeriy Kalmykov.
The producers of ‘Cyborgs’ feature which starts in theaters on December, 7th, have presented an astounding line of characters’ posters. A usual marketing move for any Western motion picture, this finally becomes a recognized practice in Ukraine. As Ukraine faces an unseen before number of domestic premieres this year, namely 33, the maturation of the film marketing paves the way to turning Ukrainian filmmaking into real business. Follow the (more) link:
The highest grossing Ukrainian movie ever, ‘Dzidzio: Smuggling’ has been sold for China theatrical release. As for the end of Ukrainian 12-weeks run the movie has 22M UAH in box office with 310 000 viewers.
‘Cyborgs’, the most anticipated Ukrainian feature film of the year, has released an official trailer. The premiere in Ukraine is scheduled for December, 7th. The film based on real events at Donetsk airport is directed by Akhtem Seitablayev. Cinematography by Yuri Korol. Written by Natalia Vorozhbyt. Cast: Vyacheslav Dovzhenko, Makar Tykhomyrov, Andriy Isayenko and others.
The new mystery thriller by Volodymyr Tykhyi is selected to participate in Black Nights Fest in Tallin. The film is based on a play by Pavlo Arie. Photographed by Slava Tsvetkov. Music by Anton Baibakov. VFX produced by Oleksiy Moskalenko.
A film which was long awaited for, ‘Frost’ by Sharunas Bartas, has presented its trailer. This is a co-production by Lithuania, France, Poland and Ukraine. The film tells the story of a young Lithuanian who travels to Ukrainian Donbas as a volunteer. One of the parts in the film is performed by Vanessa Paradis.
A group of Crimean-Tatar filmmakers launches the IndieGoGo campaigner (http://bit.ly/2xCOxfY) to raise the gap funding money for they first ever film made in the Crimean-Tatar language. This is a short film which has already received 50% state funding which proves the quality of the project. The film is produced by the creators of documentary film ‘Mustafa’ – the ‘Crimea_SOS’ NGO which consists mainly of Crimean refugees who left the peninsula after its annexation by Russia. The director describes the plot of the film:
The first teaser from a new feature film by Akhtem Seitablayev has been published. ‘The Cyborgs’ is re-telling the recent history of Ukraine – the legendary fight for Donetsk Airport in 2014 during Russian invasion. The freedom fighters from various divisions of Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions took a 242-days stand against the Russian backed militants until the complete destruction of the airport’s terminal.
Ukrainian-Italian co-production comedy is scheduled for release in September and will be premiered at Locarno IFF. Directed by Andrea Magnani.