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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.

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Sergey Loznitsa

Writer:

Sergey Loznitsa
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Cast

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
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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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Ukrainian | Russian | English

Release Date:

30 August 2018 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

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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It's a war- not a "conflict"
2 December 2018 | by chocolateslutSee all my reviews

It's a true glimpse into how modern war is being waged on Ukrainian soil. These are prime examples of how media and false news are being used to spread propaganda. What's not new is what war truly does to people. How it changes them. How humans desperately try to adapt to a desperate situation. The movie is very accurate and chosen to show only one side of the Donbass are on purpose (you can't squeeze all into one movie). It SHOULD raise questions about "how come I've never heard of this.?" in your mind. Maybe media in the west has deliberately chosen to neglect this particular issue. Why? All western countries bordering to Russia, however, follow events in Ukraine- and can varify the autenticity of this movie. To Ukranians- make sure you have a friend next to you to have a drink with afterwards.. you'll likely need it.


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