Tragicomedy
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Glorious Revolution

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Cast & Crew

Director: Masha Novikova
Screenplay:
Matthew McHaffie, Masha Novikova
Production company:
The London Film School
Producer:
Paisley Valentine Walsh, Masha Novikova
Cinematography:
Pablo Garrido Carreras
Production design:
Gordey Stolyar
Edit:
Masha Novikova
Sound:
Bojan Palikuća
Cast:
Natalia Berezhnaya, Ilya Del, Alexandr Melnik, Viacheslav Nikolenko, Sergey Dzyalik, Kateryna Kisten, Dana Kuz

Sponsors: Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation Munich, ATOMS & VOID, CUC (Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema), Illuminator Film Service Kyiv, BFI Creative Skillset.

IMDb

Sales and Distribution:

Premium Films                           Martina Fiorellino             mf@premium-films.com

The film will air on France 2 and (Canal+) Poland.

Info

UK, Ukraine, Germany | 2021 | Color | 20’ | Tragicomedy | HD | 5.1 | DCP | o.v. Russian and Ukrainian | English Subtitles

Synopsis

In 2014, at the height of the Ukrainian revolution, a mother loses her son who is killed while protesting in Independence Square. Her attempt to bury him as a hero clashes with a corrupt bureaucratic system, testing her view of Ukraine.


Screenings

Won 3rd prize at the 75th Cannes Film Festival (La Cinef), France, 2022

In the speech by the jury, “Glorious Revolution” was applauded for the mastery of its Mise-en-scene, and powerful subject matter. The jury admitted to being “very impressed by the movie and by this mother, revolting against injustice and the ruling powers,” said Jean-Claude Raspiengeas.

Won Peter Macgregor-Scott Memorial Award at the Hamptons International Film Festival, USA, 2022

Won University Short Film Award at the Hamptons International Film Festival, USA, 2022

Won Best UK Short Film Award at the Raindance Film Festival, UK, 2022

Shortlisted for 2022 Yugo BAFTA Student Awards in the Live Action category

Jury's Special Mention MoliseCinema Film Festival, Italy, 2022

Won project grants Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation Munich, Germany, 2020 and 2021

Honorable mention Project Pitch Kino der Kunst Film Festival Munich, Germany, 2020

Official Selection Cinema Jove International Film Festival Valencia, nominated for Moon of Valencia Award, Spain, 2022

Official Selection Stockholm International Film Festival, nominated for Bronze Horse Award for Best Short Film, Sweden, 2022

Official Selection Edinburgh International Film Festival, nominated for The McLaren Award for Best Short Film, Scotland, 2022

Official Selection Kyiv International Film Festival «Molodist», nominated for Scythian Deer Award for Best Student Film, Ukraine, 2022

Official Selection Aesthetica International Short Film Festival, nominated for Best Artists' Film, UK, 2022

Official Selection Denver International Film Festival, nominated for Liberty Global Student Filmmaker Award for Best Student International Short, USA, 202

Official Selection Little Wing Film Festival, nominated for Best International Film, UK, 2022

Official Selection Poitiers Film Festival, France, 2022

Official Selection Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil, 2022

Official Selection Tel-Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel, 2022

Official Selection Brest European Short Film Festival, France, 2022

Official Selection War on Screen International Film Festival, France, 2022

BFI Southbank (London Film School Graduate Showcase), UK, 2022

Semi-Finalist, Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2022

Official Selection Sarajevo International Film Festival (La Cinef Winners Showcase), Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022

Official Selection Auteur Film Festival, Serbia, 2022

Official Selection Tournai Ramdam Festival, Belgium, 2023

Official Selection Camerimage Film Festival, Film and Art School Etudes Panorama, Poland, 2021

EXHIBITIONS

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