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2017 / 80' / Ukraine

Story is about the extermination of Ukrainian intelligentsia on the background of peasants’ annihilation. All of them were specially gathered under one roof of House of Writers «Word» in Kharkiv. This is the story of people of art, and how their paradise turns into hell when the system breaks a creator.


Screenings schedule:

19.07.2024 at 13:15, House of Cinema, 6 Saksaganskogo Street (Kyiv), Red Hall




Taras Tomenko is a Ukrainian film director and screenwriter. He has been a member of the Ukrainian and European Film Academies since 2018. He was born on February 6, 1976, in Kyiv. He graduated from Kyiv State University of Theater, Film and Television. Karpenko Kary — Faculty of Film and Television Arts and Faculty of Philology, Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv. In 2004, he participated in the Berlinale Talents Campus.

Selected filmography

  • Terykony (2022)

  • “Slovo” House. Unfinished Novel (2021)

  • “Slovo” House (2017)

  • Checkpoint Ukraine (2016)

  • Charged Earth (2015)


Producer: Oleg Shcherbyna, Julia Cherniavska

Screenwriter: Taras Tomenko, Lyubov Yakymchuk

DOP: Taras Tomenko, Oleksandr Yakymchuk

Production: Fresh Production Group

Sales agent: Journeyman pictures


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