Ukrainian Sheriffs candidate for Oscars

The official submissions for the foreign language Oscar have been just published. Among the countries from around the world, Ukraine has appointed Roman Bondarchuk’s Ukrainski Sherify (Ukrainian Sheriffs) for the race for the Academy Awards.

A tragicomedy from a remote Ukrainian village, in a middle of nowhere brings a story of two Ukrainian villagers, Victor and Volodya, appointed by the mayor to keep the Order and Law, deal with burglers, comfort the hobos and mediate between the wranglers and drinking with them. Suddently, the war reaches the village and ‘Cops’ – being a perfect guides into Ukrainian reality of today – are now emiting the summons for joining the army…

The film has already taken part in more than two dozen international festivals starting up with the Special Jury Award at IDFA Feature-length competition 2015 and it´s being sold to the broadcasters and theatrical distributors, internationally.

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