9.7/10
52
0 user 3 critic

Shevchenko Live. Lesya's Testament (2015)

Taras Shevchenko has been a cult figure for Ukrainians for around 200 years. His significance is being constantly rediscovered. The film depicts controversial views about him by Lesya Gongadze (1943-2013), a prominent Ukrainian heroine.

Director:

Vyacheslav Bihun (as Slavik Bihun)

Writer:

Vyacheslav Bihun (as Slavik Bihun)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Marusia (2016)
Short | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  

A 15-year-old girl is urged to marry to escape her family's persecution by a new regime. Told to her grandson, the story also reflects challenging hundred years of one of the most beautiful regions in the world.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Vyacheslav Bihun, Oleksandra Svyd, Vidor Dzhurdzha
Documentary | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  

Most intimate, heartbreaking and inspiring confessions by and about Lesya Gongadze's life and her son's disappearance that prompted a revolution.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Lesya Gongadze, Georgiy Gongadze, Lubomyr Husar
Documentary | Short | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A 95-year-old lady recalls her troubled youth while baking bread: we discover about secrets of her life and surviving the Europe's largest famine, Holodomor.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Lidia Myroshnychenko, Vira Konyk
Documentary | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

A story of contemporary Ukraine presented by two families torn by war.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Julia, Oleksiy, Oleksandr
Documentary | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  

A family settles in a picturesque place. Next, a living monster grows next to their house: a 60-meter-high burning slag-heap, an ecological bomb. The fight for their rights brings them to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Directors: Vyacheslav Bihun, Dmytro Tiazhlov
Stars: Alla Vakiv, Yaryna Ostapyk, Nazar Kulchytskyy
Last Soldier (2017)
Documentary | Short | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

The first optimist and the last WWII soldier of the 600-year-old Transcarpathian Dubrivka, 91-year-old librarian and chess player Yuriy Kurucz carols his amours and an epic story of his life and homeland.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Yuriy Kurucz, Oleksandr Havrosh, Myroslav Tafiy
Documentary | Short | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

Myroslava, 90-year-old Ukrainian poetess and activist in Estonia known as Miroslava Butshko-Jürissaar, unfolds her turbulent and romantic life in verses, prose and music, resonating in souls and hearts of the young.

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Miroslava Butshko-Jürissaar, Ottniell Jürissaar, Lyra Andra
Documentary | Short | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Water well is an image of purity of our souls. Last and frank memories of Ivan Chendej's wife bring us to "Chendej's Well", shedding some light on the forgotten screenwriter of the ... See full summary »

Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
Stars: Mariya Chendej, Ivan Chendej, Mariya Chendej-Treschak
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Lesya Gongadze Lesya Gongadze ... Herself
Yuriy Chyzhmar Yuriy Chyzhmar ... Himself
Levan Papiashvili Levan Papiashvili ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vyacheslav Bihun Vyacheslav Bihun ... Himself (as Slavik Bihun)
Edit

Storyline

Taras Shevchenko has been a cult figure for Ukrainians for around 200 years. His significance is being constantly rediscovered. The film depicts controversial views about him by Lesya Gongadze (1943-2013), a prominent Ukrainian heroine.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

Ukraine | Georgia

Language:

Ukrainian

Release Date:

7 March 2015 (Estonia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Tbilisi, Georgia

Company Credits

Production Co:

DazhBogFilm See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color (Black & White and Color)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film is accompanied by a song "Mermaid" which features the lyrics by Taras Shevchenko performed by talented Ukrainian singer Solomia. See more »

Quotes

Lesya Gongadze: [first lines]
Lesya Gongadze: Fate of woman, fate of mother are best presented by Taras Shevchenko.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed