Directing Prize of Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2018
Directed by: Sergei LOZNITSA
Year of production: 2018
Country: GERMANY, UKRAINE, FRANCE, NETHERLANDS, ROMANIA
Length: 121 minutes
In the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs.
In the Donbass, war is called peace, propaganda is uttered as truth and hatred is declared to be love.
A journey through the Donbass unfolds as a chain of curious adventures, where the grotesque and drama are as intertwined as life and death.
This is not a tale of one region, one country or one political system. It is about a world, lost in post-truth and fake identities. It is about each and every one of us.
Sergei LOZNITSA – Director
Sergei LOZNITSA – Script / Dialogue
Oleg MUTU – Director of Photography
Kirill SHUVALOV – Set decorator
Danielius KOKANAUSKIS – Film Editor
Vladimir GOLOVNITSKI – Sound
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