Silent Flood

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Silent Flood

Original title: Тиха Повінь

Directed by: Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk

Produced by: Karina Kostyna, Eugene Rachkovsky (TABOR, Ukraine)

Country of production: Ukraine

Runtime: 80'

Expected release: November, 2024

Production stage: Late development

Budget: €233.496 (12% in place)

1st feature: No

Looking for: Distributors, co-producers, gap financing, strategic guidance


Set by a beautiful river canyon in Western Ukraine, a pacifist community with unique religious beliefs, sees their peaceful way of life gradually distressed by regular floods and eventually an unexpected war.

Director’s profile:

Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk is a Ukrainian author and filmmaker, graduated from the Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University. Participant of the Berlinale Talents, Locarno Film Academy, he is the founder of the script platform Terrarium. He was first noticed with his short film «WEIGHLIFBTEuRd»g,eat 1E9F5A9c5o5neteunroder, winner of the Best Short Film Award in Angers and Grand Prix of the Warsaw IFIFn. pHlaisce fi1r7st00f0eaeturoe, «PAMFIR», was developed by TorinoFilmLab, Midpoint and Cannes’ Cinefondation and achieve a selection at Cannes Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight in 2022 as well as Nomination at European Film Award, European Discovery Prix Fipresci.

Producer’s profile:

Karina Kostyna is a Ukrainian film producer. Graduated from Institute of International Relationships, National University of Taras Shevtchenko. Master of international business. After 10 years in advertising, followed her heart and left for film. Karina has a number of successful, ambitious and award-winning film projects in her background, both doc and fiction. Alumni of the School of Young Producers by Mannheim Meeting Place 2021, Talents Nest at Meeting Point Vilnius 2021, EAVE Change workshop 2021-2022, EWA Mentoring program 2022. Executive producer of Pamfir, feature film, by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk, 2022 Cannes Film Festival, Directors’ Fortnight premiere.