The first teaser for Ukrainian animated film Mavka. The Forest Song came out on official YouTube Channel of FILM.UA Group.
Mavka. The Foest Song is a feature-animated film by Ukrainian studio Animagrad (FILM.UA Group), which is currently uder work. The animation is based on Lesya Ukrainka play Forest Song, and Ukrainian myths and cultural traditions.
Famous musicians DakhaBrakha worked on the official soundtrack.
Mavka is the soul of the forest, she is the Nature itself, so she is complex and controversial: she may be gentle and loving, or fierce and angry, but she always aspires to peace and harmony, She falls in love with a human, talented musician Lukash, and faces a hard choice: love or the duty of forest guardian. It is a story of love’s magical power, which unites, saves, and gives life.
The animation won the 9th competition of Ukraine’s State Agency on Film in September 2016, and got 30% of government budgeting.
The approximate release time is the end of 2019.