The Gateway

  • Genre: drama, fantasy
  • Type: theatrical feature film
  • Year: 2017
  • Status: completed
  • Production:
  • Running time: 110 min

Baba Prisa (Grandma Prisa) breaks the law and continues to live in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Despite carrying a trusty knife, she still makes a deal with water nymphs and spirits to defend her family from corrupt cops. But some debts are meant to be carried not repaid.

Director: Volodymyr Tykhyi
Producer: Ihor Savychenko, Marko Suprun, Volodymyr Tykhyi, Volodymyr Filippov, Alla Ovsiannikova, Andrii Suiarko
Director of photography: Viacheslav Tsvietkov
Scriptwriter: Volodymyr Tykhyi, Pavlo Arie

Irma Vitovska, Vitalina Bibliv, Yaroslav Fedorchuk, Dmytro Yaroshenko, Dmytro Tuboltsev


2018 Ukrainian Film Critics Award "Kinokolo" – Best Actress (Іrma Vіtovsyka)
2019 «Golden Dzyga» – Best actress (Іrma Vіtovsyka)
2019 «Golden Dzyga» – Best supporting actress (Vіtalіna Bіblіv)
2019 «Golden Dzyga» – Best music (Anton Bajbakov)
2019 «Golden Dzyga» – Best makeup (Katerina Strukova)