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A Portrait on the Background of Mountains

Year
2019
Country
Ukraine
Duration
90’
Director
Maksym Rudenko

A contemporary Fayum portrait, magic of place and faces. For thirty years in the Carpathian village of Kryvorivnia a woman named Paraska Plytka-Horytsvit photographed people and the place where she lived. In 2015, some artists from Kyiv found a box with her negatives. This is a story about the mysterious connection between the present and the past, as reflected in the photo negatives discovered by chance.

CREW
Director: Maksym Rudenko
Producer: Andriy Granytsia
Operator: Maksym Rudenko
Editor: Petro Tsymbal
Sound: Oleg Golovyoshkin; Sviatoslav Luniov – composer
Production and Sales
T.Т.M., Maksym Rudenko, max.rudenko@gmail.com
Director
Maksym Rudenko

Maksym Rudenko was born in Mykolayiv, Ukraine in 1975. He studied photography and visual arts at the Academy of Classical Photography. In 2009 he graduated from the School of Cinema and Television, where he studied Documentary Film Directing (in the workshop of Marina Razbiezhkina). He continued to study at the Gerasimov State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK, Russia), the Cinematography Department (class of Igor Klebanov), and graduated in 2015. After graduation he returned to Ukraine, and worked as a cinematographer in feature and documentary films. In 2016, he participated in the documentary workshop Młodzi o młodych (Youth about Youth).

Filmography

Between the Wolf and the Dog (2008), Pickupper (2008), I Did What I Wanted (2008)

Hall «GEGEMON»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Q&A
Original language with English subtitles
By tickets
Sunday
24 March 2019
20:50
Hall «GEGEMON»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Q&A
Original language with English subtitles
By tickets
Monday
25 March 2019
11:30
Hall «ANSHLAG»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Original language with English subtitles
By tickets
Saturday
30 March 2019
10:30
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