The film is a psychological drama developing on the highlands of the Carpathian Mountains. Two helpless old men, brothers, desperately trying to keep up competition with each other in order...
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A grandmother, her daughter and granddaughter - three women, three generations, constituting a small family. Their hard, lonely and miserable lives have become closely intertwined with love... See full summary »
"Ivan the Poweful" is a film telling an outstanding life story of Ivan Firtsak who was born in June, 1899 in a Ukrainian village Bilky, Irshava district in Zakarpattia Oblast. At the age of... See full summary »
Herman Korolyov, 33, is getting by, working a meaningless executive job in a big city. One day he gets a strange call and learns that his older brother has mysteriously disappeared. Herman ... See full summary »
The story of a five year old little rebellious girl Vitka with her teenage cousin Larysa and her boyfriend, the young criminal Scar unfolds in a Ukrainian provincial setting. Larysa finds ... See full summary »
The snow is starting to melt and spring has announced its arrival. Three Carpathian shepherds, just like their fathers and grandfathers before them, set off with their flock into the mountains on a lonely journey lasting several months.
The Secret Diary of Simon Petliura takes an unprecedented look at the short-lived Ukrainian People's Republic, which declared an independent Ukraine in 1918, and the later assassination of ... See full summary »
The film is a psychological drama developing on the highlands of the Carpathian Mountains. Two helpless old men, brothers, desperately trying to keep up competition with each other in order to prolong their lives. Even though their bodies are decaying and both are sick the one still wants to outlive the other. But one day a woman enters their remote dwelling...Written by
It is the first film made mainly in the West-Ukrainian Hutsul dialect. The adaptation of dialogs was made by Hutsul dialect regular speaker, music producer Oleh Hnativ. He recorded his reading of the texts, so that the actors could learn the unusual sounding of the words. Viktor Demertash (Old Voitko) was unable to recreate the authentic local speech, so he had to be voice-overed. See more »