Archive of films Projectionist / Panorama

Ukraine / Poland
2019, 72 min

Section: Documentary Films - Competition
Year: 2019

Valentin is over sixty and has spent more than forty years working at Kyiv’s oldest cinema. You don’t have to twist his arm to go out drinking and dancing – the eccentric man simply ignores his age. But as with everyone else, life puts up new obstacles that he must overcome.


Synopsis

Valentin is over sixty and has spent more than forty years working at Kyiv’s oldest movie theater. You don’t have to twist his arm to go out drinking and dancing – the eccentric man simply ignores his age. He lives a satisfied “cinematic” life while caring for his ill mother with love and a sense of humor. But as with everyone else, life puts up new obstacles that he must overcome. Through careful observation, the movie offers more than a portrait of the jovial, outgoing Valentin. It also takes a nostalgic look at the past, here personified by the old-timers with whom Valentin drinks a toast while the movie projector rattles on…

Sandra Hezinová

About the director

Yuriy Shylov. Filmography: Weight (2015, short), Panorama (2016, short), Projectionist (2019)

Contacts

MAGIKA FILM
off. 215, Cinema House, 6 Saksaganskogo st., 01033, Kyiv
Ukraine
Tel: +380 577 140 103
E-mail: [email protected]
www: www.magikafilm.com.ua

Publicity contact

Brigitta Portier
Tel: +32 477 982 584
E-mail: [email protected]

Press kit



About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: Documentary Films - Competition
   
Director: Yuriy Shylov
Dir. of Photography: Yuriy Shylov, Serafim Kusakin, Ilya Ehorov
Editor: Yuriy Shylov, Mateusz Wojtynski
Producer: Gennady Kofman, Olha Beskhmelnytsina
Production: MAGIKA FILM
Coproduction: DocEdu Foundation
Sales: MAGIKA FILM
Contact: Brigitta Portier

Guests

Olha Beskhmelnytsina

Producer

Yuriy Shylov

Film Director


Brigitta Portier

Publicist

Gennady Kofman

Producer


Valentin Speshilov

Protagonist

YouTube

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