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Anton (2019)

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Anton explores how the universal bonds of childhood friendship are stronger than the prejudices of an adult world torn by hatred and revenge in the wake of the First World War and Russian ... See full summary »

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Zaza Urushadze

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Credited cast:
Juozas Budraitis ... Yakiv in old age
Natalia Ryumina ... Christina
Regimantas Adomaitis ... Anton in old age
Vaiva Mainelyte ... Emma in old age
Simson Bubbel ... Karl
Pavlo Shpegun ... Johann
Sergey Denga ... Nikolas
Sebastyan Anton Sebastyan Anton ... Father Fridrikh (as Anton Sebastian)
Vladimir Levitskiy ... Josef (as Volodymyr Levytskyi)
Tetiana Grachik Tetiana Grachik ... Dora
Anastasiia Chudna Anastasiia Chudna ... Emma
Pavlo Strakhnytskyi Pavlo Strakhnytskyi ... Iohan
Mykyta Dziad Mykyta Dziad ... Jakiv
Oleg Simonenko ... Troyskyi
Bogdan Parshakov Bogdan Parshakov ... Popov
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Anton explores how the universal bonds of childhood friendship are stronger than the prejudices of an adult world torn by hatred and revenge in the wake of the First World War and Russian Revolution. The year is 1919. The story unfolds in a small village in Ukraine, a region settled by German families many decades earlier to farm the rich land near the Black Sea. It brings into clear focus the true meaning of friendship. Together, Anton and Jakob find strength and comfort. It is a friendship shaped by their fascination with gazing at clouds and the significance of heaven as they imagine it. Although Anton is a Catholic and Jakob is a Jew, their friendship is more powerful than their different religious backgrounds. Their belief in each other as young boys and the imaginary world they create shields them from the fear, violence and divisions that surround them. Separated when Anton's family ultimately escapes from Ukraine to seek a new life, the memory of their friendship endures ... Written by Dale Eisler

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A Friendship That Survived the Wrath of War

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Drama

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Country:

Ukraine | Georgia | Lithuania | USA | Canada

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

21 December 2019 (Israel) See more »

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Budget:

$1,450,000 (estimated)
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Color
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