Archive of films My Thoughts Are Silent / Moi dumki tikhi

Ukraine
2019, 104 min

Section: East of the West - Competition
Year: 2019

Twenty-five-year-old Vadym works as a sound recordist. When a generous job offer comes along which could help him fulfil his dream to move to Canada, he doesn’t think twice and sets out to record the sounds of animals in the Carpathians… In his visually inspired road movie, subtly enhanced by its synthesized score, debuting director Antonio Lukich demonstrates a highly unusual talent for constructing tragicomic situations.


Synopsis

Twenty-five-year-old Vadym earns a living recording and selling all kinds of different sounds; nevertheless, he’d rather exchange his life in Kyiv for a better future in far-flung Canada. Thus, when he gets a generous job offer which might help him realise his dream, he jumps at the chance; he soon sets off to record the sounds of animals indigenous to Ukraine and also a rare bird native to the Carpathians. The situation proves somewhat more complicated when Vadym’s companion on the trip turns out to be his mother… To the sounds of a synthesized music score, debuting Ukrainian director Antonio Lukich unfolds a visually creative road movie, in which he demonstrates a highly unusual talent for constructing tragicomic situations.

Lenka Tyrpáková

About the director

Antonio Lukich (Uzhgorod, Ukraine). Filmography: Who Framed Kim Kuzin? (Khto pidstaviv Kima Kuzina?, 2014, short), It Was Showering in Manchester (U Manchesteri jshov dosh, 2015, short), My Thoughts Are Silent (Moi dumki tikhi, 2019)

Contacts

Toy Cinema
Sichovykh Striltsiv, 84a, 04050, Kyiv
Ukraine
Tel: +380 672 421 537
E-mail: producer@toycinema.com.ua
www: www.toycinema.com.ua

Alief.
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 203 289 2379
E-mail: miguel@alief.co.uk, brett@alief.co.uk

Press kit



About the film

Color, DCP
World premiere

Section: East of the West - Competition
   
Director: Antonio Lukich
Screenplay: Antonio Lukich, Valeria Kalchenko
Dir. of Photography: Illia Yehorov
Editor: Alexander Chorny
Art Director: Margarita Kulik
Producer: Dmytro Sukhanov, Alla Belaya
Production: Toy Cinema
Cast: Andriy Lidagovskiy, Irma Vitovska
Sales: Alief.
Contact: Toy Cinema

Guests

Antonio Lukich

Film Director

Christina Tynkevych

Assistant Producer


Alla Belaya

Producer

Dmytro Sukhanov

Producer


Iryna Vitovska

Actress

Andriy Lidagovskiy

Actor


Veronika Stepanchuk

Producer

Sam Kužel

Music Composer


Illia Yehorov

Director of Photography

Oleksandr Chornyi

Film Editor


Marharita Kulik

Production Designer

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