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2022 / 106' / Ukraine

Western Ukraine, the eve of a traditional carnival. Pamfir returns to his family after months of absence. Their love is so unconditional that when his only child starts a fire in the prayer house, Pamfir has no other choice but to reconnect with his troubled past to repair his son’s fault. He will be taken on a risky path with irreversible consequences.


Screening schedule:

20.08, 16:30, Ivan Mykolaichuk Cultural Center (140 Holovna Street, Chernivtsi)




Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk is a Ukrainian author and filmmaker, graduated from the Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University. Participant of the Berlinale Talents, Locarno Film Academy, he is the founder of the script platform Terrarium. He was first noticed with his short film WEIGHTLIFTER, a EFA contender, winner of the Best Short Film Award in Angers. His first feature, Pamfir, was supported by TorinoFilmLab, MIDPOINT and Cannes’ Cinéfondation.

Selected filmography

  • Adolescence (2008),

  • The Beard (2012),

  • Krasna Malanka (2013),

  • Intersection (2015),

  • Weightlifter (2018)


Producer: Oleksandra Kostina, Jane Yatsuta, Laura Briand, Bogna Szewczyk, Klaudia Smieja-Rostworowska, Giancarlo Nasi

Screenwriter: Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk

DOP: Nikita Kuzmenko

Composer: Laetitia Pansanel-Garric

Cast: Oleksandr Yatsentyuk, Stanislav Potyak, Solomiya Kyrylova, Olena Khokhlatkina, Myroslav Makoviychuk, Ivan Sharan

Production: Bosonfilm, Les Films d’lci, Madants, Quijote Films

Rightsholder: Indie Sales


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