Spas

by Maksym Nakonechnyi

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Drama / 90 min / expected release: 2022

Ukraine / Croatia / Czech Republic / Sweden

Logline

Returning home from the front line after being held captive for two months, soldier Lilia (29 y.o.) discovers that she is pregnant after being raped by her warden. Will she manage to survive this trauma and save the child in a society that is not ready to accept either of them? 

Crew list

director Maksym Nakonechnyi

script writers Iryna Tsilyk, Maksym Nakonechnyi

DOP Khrystyna Lyzohub

producers Darya Bassel, Yelizaveta Smith

co-producers Anita Juka, Laura Sinovčić, Dagmar Sedláčková

executive producer Lena Yakovitska

line producer Tetyana Pidgayna

production designer Mariia Khomiakova

costume designer Sofia Doroshenko

make up artist Anna Lukashenko

editor Ivor Ivezić

VFX Magic Lab /Czech Republic/

location manager Volodymyr Favorskyi

Cast

Lilja Marharyta Burkovska 

Toha Liubomyr Valivots

Olha Serhiivna Myroslava Vytrykhovska-Makar

Magpie Natalia Vorozhbyt 

Beard Myroslav Hai

Rama Dmytro Lozovsky

Webbie Kateryna Prymak

Liza Daria Lorenci Flatz

Mustafa Edvin Liverić

Supported by

The project is funded by the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation, Ukranian State Film Agency, Croatian Audiovisual Center, Czech Film Fund and Eurimages.

In co-production with 4Films (Croatia) and MasterFilm (Czech Republic).

Development history

Transilvania Pitch Stop Award 2019 (Transilvania IFF in Romania)

ZOOM Medienfabrik Award 2020 (European Work in Progress market in Germany)