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FELIX AUSTRIA AKA MAID-IN-LAW / ВІДДАНА

2019 / 103' / Ukraine

The plot revolves around the controversial relationship between maid Stefania Chornenko and blueblood Adelia Anger against the backdrop of the provincial Austro-Hungary in 1900. Both Stefania’s parents and Adelia’s mother died during the fire. Adelia’s father adopted a neighbors’ orphan. The girls grew up together to become as close as sisters, though Stefania served as the maid. This attachment develops into a love-trap: on one hand full of mutual manipulation and jealousy, but equally based on care and devotion. The illusion of balance is broken when Adelia marries sculptor Petro. Everything gets even more complicated when Joseph, the old love interest of Stefa, returns to town as the priest and married man. Illusions are destined to evaporate and reality comes into focus.

 

Screenings schedule:


14.07.2024 at 15:30, Oscar Cinema, 1a Sportyvna Square (Gulliver Shopping Mall, 7th floor, Kyiv), Blue Hall

 

DIRECTOR - CHRISTINA SIVOLAP


Biography

Born on December 29, 1991, 2008-2013, she studied at the University. I. Karpenko-Kary in the specialty of television. In 2013, with the support of Derzhkino, she made a short film “Come not today” (co-authored with Alexei Sivolap). The film won the short -range competition at the Trieste Film Festival in Italy. In 2017, she was co-directed by the TV series “Step Dan”, withdrew the series “Café on Sadovaya”. In 2018, she filmed the TV series “Higher only love”. In 2017, he was elected a member of the Ukrainian Film Academy. In 2020, a director's debut in full-length movie “Felix Austria”.


Selected filmography

  • Felix Austria (2020)

  • Higher only love (2018)

  • Step Den (2017)

  • Café On Sadovaya Street (2017)

  • Come not today (2014)

 

Producer: Nadiia Zaionchkovska

Screenwriter: Alina Semeryakova, Sofia Andrukhovych

DOP: Oleksiy Lamakh

Cast: Marianna Januszewicz, Alesya Romanova, Roman Lutsky, Oleksandr Kobzar, Sergiy Volosovets, Ada Rogovtseva, Kateryna Kukhar, Yevhen Yanovych, Natalya Vasko, Irma Vitovska, Vazha Goderdzishvili, Sebastian Cybulsky, Yasin Faradzhallakh, Maryna Koshkina

Production: FILM.UA Production

Sales agent: FILM.UA Distribution


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