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Donbass (2018)

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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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Sergey Loznitsa

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Sergey Loznitsa
9 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tamara Yatsenko ... Plump-faced Woman
Irina Zayarmiuk Irina Zayarmiuk ... Creature
Grigory Masliuk Grigory Masliuk ... Town Mayor
Olesya Zhurakivska Olesya Zhurakivska ... Girl with bucket
Lyudmila Smorodina ... Woman in blue
Boris Kamorzin ... Mikhalych
Mikhail Voloshin Mikhail Voloshin ... Man in cap
Evgeny Chepurnyak Evgeny Chepurnyak ... Head physician
Igor Kirilchatenko Igor Kirilchatenko ... First Ukrainian Soldier
Vladislav Simanko Vladislav Simanko ... First guy on the bus
Alexei Beldei Alexei Beldei ... Second guy on the bus
Yaroslav Bezkorovayny Yaroslav Bezkorovayny ... Soldier in Bandana
Elena Khizhnaya Elena Khizhnaya ... Bandersha
Arsen Bosenko Arsen Bosenko ... First separatist
Thorsten Merten ... German journalist
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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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Russian | Ukrainian | English

Release Date:

30 August 2018 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Donbas See more »

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$86,985
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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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Grotesque yet so very true to life
6 February 2019 | by eradaningolSee all my reviews

This movie is a sequence of barely connected vignettes about life in Russian-occupied east of Ukraine, and just how horrific and grotesque it is to live there at the moment. It captures all of the details flawlessly - it sometimes is shot for shot live-action version of existing videos on Youtube, but with real actors. Donbass is depressing as hell but so is the existence in that region, so it is well deserving of many awards that this movie received.


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