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
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Tamara Yatsenko ... Plump-faced Woman
Irina Zayarmiuk Irina Zayarmiuk ... Creature
Grigory Masliuk Grigory Masliuk ... Town Mayor
Olesya Zhurakivska Olesya Zhurakivska ... Girl with bucket (as Olesya Zhurakovskaya)
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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Drama

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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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Don't pretend that 'nothing' happened in Eastern Ukrainia - it only hurts when I laughed
17 November 2019 | by techbaneSee all my reviews

So this, ...this is what the fighting is all about. For a little while I was tempted to say that it only hurt when I laughed, but the laughter died a quiet death in a surprisingly brief period of time, ...as the rest of the body count started piling on top of itself. But the increasingly biting satire remained, throughout. This movie is helpful to keep in mind ...every ...single ...time that some right-of-center political apologist tries to make pretend that 'nothing' happened with regard to Eastern Ukrainia.


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Release Date:

30 August 2018 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Donbas See more »

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$86,985
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