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Date of wide Ukrainian release for Polina adventure fantasy feature announced

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• 12.12.2018

At OIFF Winter film market, FILM.UA Grouppresented a line-up of theatrical projects to see the world in 2019.

When presenting its lineup of theatrical projects under the title “FILM.UA Group: Real cinema, celebrities and crazy plans” on the first day of Odesa International Film Festival film market, the authors of Polina adventure fantasy feature directed by Olias Barco announced the date of the film’s wide Ukrainian release.  The viewers will see Polina in the cinemas starting from June 27, 2019. In Ukraine, the film is released by Ukrainian Film Distribution.

Just a reminder: the filming of Polina adventure fantasy jointly produced by Kinorob (Ukranie) and WILD TRIBE FILMS (Belgium, France) with the support of Ukrainian State Film Agency took place in Ukraine in autumn 2015. The lead roles were played by Polina Artemenko, Jean Reno, Virginie Ledoyen, Edouard Baer, Vasyl Virastyuk, Evnika Saadvakass, Severija Janusauskaite, and others. The film’s cameraman was Thierry Arbogast known for his many years of cooperation with Luc Besson.

What the film is about: Polina doesn’t know anything about her past and the fate of her parents. She lives in a house with an evil aunt and a cousin. They plan to secretly get rid of the girl on her birthday to get a secret inheritance, a film studio. Polina manages to escape, and she sets out on a magical journey searching for the truth about her family.  

Director: Olias Barco

Producers: Olias Barco, Dennis Ivanov, Egor Olesov

Cameraman: Thierry Arbogast

Cast: Polina Artemenko, Jean Reno, Virginie Ledoyen, Edouard Baer, Vasyl Virastyuk, Evnika Saadvakass, Severija Janusauskaite

Screenwriters: Olias Barco, Anouchka Walewyk , Jonathan Newman

Composer: Dmytro Shurov

Distributor: UFD

Ukrainian premiere: June 27, 2019

Genre: fantasy, adventure

Production: Kinorob, WILD TRIBE FILMS

with the support of Ukrainian State Film Agency

Timing: 94 mins