Director of film 'Myth' shot himself

Source : 112 Ukraine

A body of 36-year-old movie maker was found at his house in Chernihiv region
14:37, 5 June 2018

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On June 4, a famous Ukrainian movie maker Leonid Kanter shot himself as Vysoky Val reported.

A body of 36-year-old movie maker with gunshot wounds was found at his house in Obyrky village, Chernihiv region.

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The press service of the National Police in Chernihiv region also reported on the suicide of a man.

'The operational investigative group of the police found a body of a man with a through-and-through gunshot wound in the jaw at the site. The police also found arms near him', the message said.

Informational on the crime was put in the United register of pretrial investigation, the criminal proceeding was opened, all circumstances of the incident are checked.

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Leonid Kanter was born in Kyiv on July 27, 1981. He finished the school in Kyiv and worked as the TV-anchorman at the National TV Company of Ukraine during his study at the university. In 2003 he founded 'Lizard films' studio where more than 50 short-movies and documentaries were shot.

In 2015 he along with Ivan Yasniy shot the documentary 'Volunteers of God's couple' about the defenders of the Donetsk airport – 'cyborgs' and in 2018 he shot movie 'Myth' about Vasyl Slipak, the Ukrainian opera singer killed in Donbas.

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