First teaser of biopic dedicated for Ukrainian famous writer Lesya Ukrainka released

Source : 112 Ukraine

The premiere of the video is timed to coincide with the Ukrainian writer's birthday
17:20, 25 February 2019

shot from the biopic about Lesya Ukrainka
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The debut teaser of the biopic about famous poet released for the birthday of Lesya Ukrainka, as Novoye Vremia reported.

The shooting of the teaser took place in Kyiv, Holosiivsky Park and one of the photographic studios.

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One of the most dramatic periods in the fate of the post is depicted in the teaser. It is time, which she spent with Serhiy Merzhynsky at the end of his life. Lesya Ukrainka selflessly took care of her beloved, trying to facilitate his last days. She wrote one of her most famous poems “The Possessed” these days.

Ukrainian young actress Daria Polunina plays the main role in the film.

Related: Movie about prominent Ukrainian poet to be released in 2019

As it was reported earlier last year Google released a doodle to mark 145 years since Lesya Ukrainka’s birth. The doodle depicts a scene from Lesya Ukrainka’s drama “The Forest Song.”

Besides, the birthday of prominent filmmaker Sergei Paradjanov was marked on January 9. In an interview in 1988 he said he had three Motherlands: “I was born in Georgia, worked in Ukraine and I'm going to die in Armenia."

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