The Retrieval

A man comes back from war to his home village with a burnt face. What awaits him at his home which he hadn't seen for so long? Will he be able to get back his old life?

  • Varvara Filipchuk
  • Tatyana Donskaya
  • Varvara Filipchuk
  • Varvara Filipchuk
  • Alla Samoylenko
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    18 minutes 5 seconds
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    November 1, 2018
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    1,000 USD
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Director Biography - Varvara Filipchuk

Varvara Filipchuk, was born in Kiev. Nationality - Ukraine.
I gained the diploma in engineering of automatic telecommunication. In the specialty did not work. Studied at drama school, then worked in private Kiev theater "Yugen".
In 2003, without having vocational education, began to work in film production. Since 2006 - the second director, at first in series, and then - at cinema.
In 2009 graduated from school of producers of TV and film production. Several years successfully worked on creation of television programs.
In 2012 returned to work at cinema as the second director.
From 2013 to 2015 "NEZLAMNA" worked as the second director in a biopic, dir. S. Mokritsky. Also acted as the musical editor of this picture.
In 2015 masterful V. I. Hotinenko, P. K. Fynn, V. A. Fenchenko, direction of cinema arrived on the High Courses of Screenwriters and Directors in Moscow.
The documentary "Help me cross the maydan", is 21 min., my term paper.
Victories at festivals of the documentary "Help me cross the maydan", 21 min.,
dir. V. Filipchuk:
The second place in the nomination documentary cinema at the "Budem zhit" festival Moscow
The best debut at the "Rossia" festival to Yekaterinburg
The best debut at the "Radonezh" festival to Moscow
The best debut at the "Luchezarny angel" festival to Moscow

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Director Statement

I think that the director is a manifestation not only a human position, but also civil, and the movie - an event, invites to dialogue.