Find your people and solve the riddle: the first trailer to Polina and the Secret of Film Studio comes out

• 02.04.2019

 Ukrainian family adventure feature filmed by French director Olias Barco has its wide theatrical release planned for August 22, 2019.

The team of Polina and the Secret of Film Studio feature presents the first official trailer to the film. This video shows us the protagonist, a young girl Polina who travels in mysterious and dangerous worlds to the other side of the film screen. Starting from today, you can watch this trailer on the project’s official pages on Facebook and Instagram as well as on our YouTube channel. The film will be available to the Ukrainian audience starting from August 22 this year.  


You can watch the trailer if you follow this link

Film page on Facebook

Film page on Instagram

Poster and trailer stills are available at this link 


Just a reminder: Polina and the Secret of Film Studio family adventure feature was produced by Kinorob (Ukraine) and WILD TRIBE FILMS (Belgium, France) with the support of Ukrainian State Film Agency. The film’s co-producer and script co-author is Olias Barco; his film Kill Me Please received over 10 international film prizes in 2010, including Best Director at the 2nd Odesa International Film Festival. The cast of Polina features talented Ukrainian actors and experienced European film celebrities. The lead role was played by a young actress Polina Pechenenko. The boxer was played by a well-known athlete and actor Vasyl Virastyuk, and the image of his girlfriend is portrayed on the screen by Yana Novikova who we remember from her lead role in The Tribe, which has collected numerous awards. The international cast is represented by such actors as Jean Reno (Leon Killer, Wasabi), Virginie Ledoyen (The Beach, Les Miserables), Saul Rubinek (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Edouard Baer (Asterix and Obelix), Severija Janusauskaite, and others. The film’s cameraman is Thierry Arbogast known for his many years of cooperation with Luc Besson on his cult films (Leon Killer, Jeanne d’Arc, Lucy, Valerian and a City of a Thousand Planets, Dancer).


What the film is about:

Polina knows nothing about her past and parents. She lives in a house with an evil aunt and a cousin. They secretly plan to get rid of the girl on her birthday to get mysterious legacy, a film studio. Polina manages to escape, and she sets out on a dangerous journey to the worlds of other films. Here the girl finds new friends; with their help she has to solve all riddles and achieve the main goal of this incredible journey, which is to find out the truth about her family.

Title: Polina and the Secret of Film Studio

Genre: family, adventure, fantasy

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

Timing: 94 mins                                        

Director: Olias Barco

Producers: Olias Barco, Dennis Ivanov, Egor Olesov  

Cameraman: Thierry Arbogast  

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

Screenwriters: Olias Barco, Anushka Valevik, Jonathan Newman  

Distributor: MMD UA

Ukrainian premiere: August 22, 2019