Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

A series of odd coincidences has left Lukas, an interpreter for an OSCE military checkpoint inspection tour, stranded near a small southern Ukrainian steppe town. With nowhere to turn, this city boy finds shelter at the home of a colourful local named Vova, with Vova as his guide, Lukas is confronted by a universe beyond his imagination, one in which life seems utterly detached from any identifiable structure. Lukas’s contempt for provincial life slowly melts away and sets him on a quest for happiness he had never known could exist.


Awards

Won Best Film - Golden Apricot Yerevan IFF, Split IFF | Nominated Best Film - Athens IFF, Karlovy Vary IFF, Odessa IFF, Sao Paulo IFF, Valladolid IFF