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WE WERE RECRUITS / МИ БУЛИ РЕКРУТАМИ

2023 / 92' / Ukraine

This is a message film, a motivational film and a manifesto film for future recruits, as well as for the global audience to understand who the real heroes of today are. Warriors who stand in defense of the light. The film reveals the characters of 8 soldiers of the 3rd Brigade. Reveals them not only as professional soldiers, but as people, philosophers, just guys who have dreams of families and a peaceful life in their country. The story is told on behalf of a recruit who found himself next to the coolest "tigers" on the day of gathering for the task. The journey begins at the base of the unit, and leads the viewer to the collision line.

 

Screenings schedule:


17.07.2024 at 16:00, Oscar Cinema, 1a Sportyvna Square (Gulliver Shopping Mall, 7th floor, Kyiv), Blue Hall


 

DIRECTOR - LUBOMYR LEVITSKI


Biography

Born in 1980 in Ukraine in the tourist town of Verkhovyna, in the Carpathians. He studied archaeology at Chernivtsi National University. From a young age, he was interested in mysticism, adventures, and loved organizational activities. He was involved in entrepreneurial activities in the field of sales and rental of audio and video products. He began his career in film at a quite young age and quickly rose to become one of the most famous Ukrainian film directors.


Selected filmography

  • Shtolnya (2004)

  • Shadows of Unforgotten Ancestors (2013)

  • Selfieparty (2016)

  • Crazy Wedding 3 (2020)

  • We Were Recruits (2023)

 

Producer: Dmytro Nykyforov, Khrystyna Bondarenko

Screenwriter: Lubomyr Levitski

DOP: Eugene Kirey

Cast: Boris Savenko, Datsyk, Hata, Toha, Khmuryi, Dock, Istok, Helga, Skhid

Production: FILMS DIVISION COMPANY

Rightsholder: LLC «FILMS DIVISION»


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