Ukrainian Poster of Fantasy Adventure Film "Polina" Presented

• 11.01.2019

All-Ukrainian release of the film expected on June 27, 2019.

The team behind the fantasy adventure feature "Polina" directed by Olias Barko has presented the official Ukrainian poster for the film. The fascinating adventures to the other side of the screen with world-renowned film stars will begin on June 27th. In Ukraine, the film, co-produced by Ukraine (Kinorob with the support of the State Film Agency of Ukraine), France and Belgium (WILD TRIBE FILMS) will be distributed by Ukrainian Film Distribution.

The lead roles in the film were performed by Polina Artemenko, Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional), Virginie Ledoyen (The Beach), Édouard Baer (Asterix and Obelix), Severija Janusauskaite (Babylon Berlin), Vasyl Virastyuk (The Adventures of S Nicholas), Evnika Saadvakass and others. Thierry Arbogast, the three-time winner of the Cesar Prize known for his long-standing collaboration with Luc Besson, has joined the film as Director of Photography.

Film Outline: Polina knows nothing about her past and the fate of her parents. She lives with her spiteful aunt and wicked cousin. They secretly plan to get rid of the girl on her birthday, all to get their hands on her mysterious inheritance. Chased by the villains, Polina manages to escape on a magical quest to discover the truth about her family.

The filming of the fantasy adventure feature “Polina”, co-produced by Kinorob (Ukraine) and WILD TRIBE FILMS (Belgium) with the support of the State Film Agency of Ukraine was performed in Ukraine in autumn 2015. Principal photography took place on the sets and outdoor locations of FILM.UA studio.

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“Polina and the Secret of the Film Studio"

Tagline: Prepare for adventures on the other side of the screen

Directed by: Olias Barco

Produced by: Olyas Barco, Dennis Ivanov, Egor Olesov

Director of Photography: Thierry Arbogast

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

Written by: Olias Barko, Anushka Valevik, Jonathan Newman

Score by: Dmytro Shurov

Costume designer: Hanna Gres

Production designer: Ivan Levchenko

Distributor: UFD

Ukrainian premiere: June 27, 2019

Genre : fantasy, adventure

Production : Kinorob, WILD TRIBE FILMS with the support of the State Film Agency of Ukraine

Duration : 94 min