Directed by Antonio Lukich, comedy/drama, 104 min, eng subtitles, 16+
Written by Antonio Lukich, Valeria Kalchenko
With Andriy Lidagovskiy, Irma Vitovska
Vadym, a twenty-something two meters tall sound recordist dreams about moving to Canada and mixing trap music for a living. One day, he gets a once in a lifetime opportunity to make his dream reality. Without hesitating, he sets of to the Carpathian Mountains to capture the sounds of an extremely rare, indigenous bird – but to accomplish this goal, he first needs to get through a road trip with a taxi driver who happens to be his mother, and who dreams of a completely different future for her son.
Charming and hilarious, this engaging, unpretentious road comedy tenderly portrays two extraordinary characters trying to find happiness in their life, with imagery that should appeal to many tastes. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
Karlovy Vary IFF 2019 (East of the West - Winner Special Jury Prize)
Odessa IFF 2019 (Best Acting, FIPRESCI Prize, Audience Award of the National Competition, National Competition Program - Special Jury Mention)