Během pěti večerů od 18. do 22. listopadu se v pražském kině Atlas představí to nejlepší ze současné ukrajinské kinematografie.
It is a fairy tale for children and adolescents. It tells about famous warriors Cossacks and their family. About Paradise and Hell, Christmas and evil forces. The Devil makes an agreement with St. Peter. If he can capture best Cossack warrior Semen and hold him until Christmas night, he will be able to wipe the entire Cossack nation off the map. After that, the Devil catches a Cossack warrior by using underworld trickery. Mean - while, Semen's parents are looking for the opportunity to save their son. Traditional heroes of the Ukrainian folklore come to help them. As long as our hero tries to free himself, the devil creates a mighty army and transforms Semen's friends into witches. In the end, Semen finds his Cossack way out of trouble and to freedom. Show more
Compromising on their own lives, two Ukrainian researchers go to the classified territory of Cosmodrome Baikonur to watch the launch of the Soyuz rocket. The protagonist, researcher Dmytro Gromov, and the cameraman Angel Angelov are embarking on a dangerous expedition: both have to cross about 50 km of inhospitable desert in order to illegally enter Baikonur's protected hangars and observe the launch of the rocket. The men are risking being taken to jail if found by the Russian military. Under such unfavorable circumstances, the protagonist is discovering his own personality traits which he was not aware of before: in vulnerability and fear, he is now inclined to quit his endeavor altogether. The adrenaline of discovery finally overtakes the fear of getting caught. An investigation of the classified object turns into an exploration of the self. Show more