Ukrainian film Atlantis wins Grand Prix of the Minsk International Film Festival

Source : 112 Ukraine

The film will be released in Ukraine in 2020
15:13, 11 November 2019

"Atlantis", directed by Valentyn Vasyanovych, which had previously won one of the major awards at the Venice Film Festival and the special jury prize at the Tokyo International Festival, won Grand Prix of the Minsk International Film Festival

It was reported by the State Film Agency on its Facebook page.

"Atlantis" is a near-future drama that tells the story about dystopia, which takes place in the post-industrial future after the return of the occupied Donbas to Ukraine.

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As we reported earlier, Golden Globe Award's Longlist has been published. The list of Best Foreign Language Films, which includes 93 films from 65 countries, contains Nariman Aliev's drama "Homeward" - earlier the film was also included in the longlist of the Academy Award.

“Homeward” became the only Ukrainian candidate in the longlist of the Golden Glove Award.

The film directed by Crimean Tatar director Nariman Aliev, reveals a story about Mustafa, the Crimean Tatar whose sons came to Kyiv after Crimea's annexation by Russia in 2014. When the older son dies, the father comes to Kyiv to get his younger brother back home and bury the dead son according to Muslim tradition.

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