Graduation '97

Ukraine | 2017 | fiction | 19 min. Short matters!

Roman lives a lonely life in a provincial city and works as a technician. For the first time since graduation, Liuda, his ex-classmate, comes back to town. Nobody has heard anything from her for twenty years, but Roman is set on not losing her again. EFA Nomination – Leuven Short Film Festival.

directed by

Pavlo Ostrikov

Born in Ukraine in 1990, Pavlo Ostrikov graduated from the National Aviation University in Kiev before taking screenwriting classes at the New York Film Academy. A member of the public organization Contemporary Ukrainian cinema. Pavlo Ostrikov is also a stand-up comedian.

Kyryl Shlyamin
Pavlo Ostrikov
animated by
Kyryl Shlyamin
Braty Gzhegozhevsky, Trio Marenych
Evgen Golovanchuk
Yury Minzyanov (Kristi Films)