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2019 / 110' / Ukraine, USA, Canada

In 2014 Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine turns hot. An engineer, actor, soccer coach and florist volunteer to fight on the front line. Unaware of the pivotal role they will play in the war, they discover the meaning of true leadership.


Screenings schedule:

14.07.2024 at 19:00, Oscar Cinema, 1a Sportyvna Square (Gulliver Shopping Mall, 7th floor, Kyiv), Blue Hall




Volodymyr Tykhyy (born 1970) is a Ukrainian film director, screenwriter, and producer of documentary and feature films. He was born in the city of Chervonohrad, Lviv region. He studied film direction at the Kyiv National I. K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University. He worked at the television studios "Studio 1+1" and "Danapris-film."

He began his career in 1993, directing commercials, TV movies, and TV series. Later, he shifted his focus to documentary filmmaking and eventually transitioned to directing full-length feature films. In most of his works, he serves as both director and screenwriter. 

In 2018, he became one of the laureates of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine for a series of historical documentary films about the Revolution of Dignity.

Selected filmography

  • Car Washers (2001)

  • The Green Jacket (2013)

  • Stronger than Weapons (2014)

  • Gateway (2017)

  • Lethal Kittens (2019)

  • Independence Day (2023)

  • Iron Butterflies (2023)


Producer: Marko Suprun, Igor Savychenko, Volodymyr Tykhyy, Stephen Bandera, Dmytro Kozhema, Ulyana Suprun

Screenwriter: Volodymyr Tykhyy

DOP: Serhiy Stetsenko

Composer: Mykyta Moiseiev

Cast: Dmytro Tuboltcev, Stanislav Bzhezinskyi, Petro Mykytiuk, Dmytro Khomyak, Yaroslav Fedorchuk, Vira Klymkovetska, Dmytro Yaroshenko, Mykhaylo Kukuyuk, Serhii Solopai, Igor Portyanko, Roman Khalaimov, Volodymyr Belyaev, Ievgeniia Muts, Alla Sokolova

Production: Bedlam, Directory Films, Babylon`13, Banesto


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