Ukraine 2019, 104 min, Dir: Antonio Lukich
Ukrainian with subtitles
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 realize 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…
Screening as part of the Ukrainian Film Festival ( March 31 – April 2).
April 2, 2023