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Donbass (2018)

In eastern Ukraine, society begins to degrade as the effects of propaganda and manipulation begin to surface in this post-truth era.


Sergey Loznitsa


Sergey Loznitsa
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Credited cast:
Valeriu Andriuta ... Donbass inhabitant (as Valeriu Andriutã)
Natalya Buzko
Evgeny Chistyakov Evgeny Chistyakov ... Donbass inhabitant
Georgiy Deliev ... Donbass inhabitant
Vadim Dubovsky Vadim Dubovsky ... Donbass inhabitant
Konstantin Itunin Konstantin Itunin ... Donbass inhabitant
Boris Kamorzin ... Donbass inhabitant
Sergey Kolesov ... Donbass inhabitant
Svetlana Kolesova Svetlana Kolesova ... Donbass inhabitant
Thorsten Merten Thorsten Merten ... German Journalist Michael Walter
Irina Plesnyayeva Irina Plesnyayeva ... Donbass inhabitant
Sergey Russkin ... Donbass inhabitant
Oleksandr Techynskyi Oleksandr Techynskyi
Alexander Zamuraev Alexander Zamuraev ... Donbass inhabitant
Olesya Zhurakovskaya Olesya Zhurakovskaya


In eastern Ukraine, society begins to degrade as the effects of propaganda and manipulation begin to surface in this post-truth era.

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Ukrainian | Russian | English

Release Date:

30 August 2018 (Germany) See more »

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Donbas See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Official submission of Ukraine for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. See more »

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The movie is not a 1 but a 4 , because is not american.I give 1 to decrease the rating much tooo big
15 February 2019 | by cosmin742000See all my reviews

A teased movie , more comedy than drama full of exagerations and mistakesJust 2 exemples : the russian flag is presented twice Black , red , blue , when is White, red and blue.Another mistake repeated with obstination is even the action take place in only one region with 2 minutes exception, at any change of image appears East of Ukraine Occcupation Zone.Ocupated bywhom?In Donbass the richestukrainian district the people weary from the fascist Kiev gouvernance deicide to separate from Ukraine and to stick to Russia.How stoopid to be to think Russia send army in Ukraine ,?If Russia want to conquer Ukraine were a question of 30 minutes.Russia take Crimeea in 5 minutes , but Crimeea always was russian land I understand very well the separatist , because i'm sick of the nazists , xenophobes , homophobes, stoopid, good for nothing people in my country ,

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