Ukraine in Focus


Category: Ukrainian Features Preview

Directed by: Philip Sotnychenko

Produced by: Halyna Kryvorchuk (Viatel), Valeria Sotnychenko, Sashko Chubko (Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema)

Country of production: Ukraine

Original title: La Palisiada

Genre: Feature film

Language: Ukrainian, Russian

Runtime: 110

Completed in: 2022


Two old friends, a police detective and a forensic psychiatrist investigate a murder of a colleague whose widow they both loved when they were young. Immersed in memories of the past, they unconsciously create a future for their children where they reap the fruits of their parents’ lost hopes.