A young couple is heading with a van full of first aid across Ukraine to Donbas. On their journey, they see not only the country and people damaged by war, but also war reporters mapping the situation. Directed by Sharunas Bartas from Lithuania, this bleak road movie links scenes while the protagonists indifferently drift through. The visual emptiness corresponds to the form of a parable about a military conflict and its impact both on people and the landscape.
Director: Sharunas Bartas
Screenplay: Sharunas Bartas, Anna Cohen Yanay
Director of Photography: Eitvydas Doskus
Editor: Dounia Sichov
Music: Pawel Mykietyn
Producer: Sharunas Bartas, Jurga Dikciuviene, Janja Kralj, Olena Yershova, Volodymyr Filippov, Maria Blicharska, Monika Sajko-Gradowska, Michel Merkt
Sales: LUXBOX
Original title: Serksnas
Country: France, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine
Year of production: 2017
Length (min): 130
Language: English, French, Lithuanian, Russian, Ukrainian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Masters

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