Graduation 97

Roman lives a lonely life in a provincial city and works as a technician. For the first time since graduation, Liuda, his ex-classmate, comes back to town. Nobody has heard anything from her for twenty years, but Roman is set on not losing her again. Eligible as Locarno’s short film nominee for the European Film Awards 2017.

Genre: Comedy
Running time: 19 min
Cast: Oleksand Pozharsky, Lesya Ostrovska, Oksana Ilnytska, Victor Linshchynsky, Lyudmyla Sachenko, Dmytro Vikulov, Natalia Radchenko
Directed and written by: Pavlo Ostrikov
Director of Photography: Kyrylo Shliamin
Production Design by: Diana Todoratieva
Edited by: Yevhen Golovanchuk
Producers: Yurii Minzianov, Dmytro Minzianov
Kinoscript, Spesial award "Koronacia slova"
Locarno International Film Festival, (Switzerland) 2017, Junior Jury Awards
8th Odesa IFF, (Ukraine) 2017 - Best Ukrainian Short Film, National competition
47th Molodist IFF: Prolog, (Ukraine) 2017 - Best Film in National Short-Film Competition
Leuven Short IFF, (Belgium) 2017 - Nominated European Film Academy
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