TRENCHES

France 2021 – Director: Loup Bureau – Original language: Russian, Ukrainian – Subtitles: English

An explosion. The picture shakes. Another one and it goes dark. We experience the “last conflict on European soil” up close and how wearing this is for the Ukrainian soldiers on the front line in Donbas. In aesthetic black and white images, Loup Bureau accompanies his protagonists in their everyday lives in the trenches. Ute Bolmer

We present the German premiere of the film.

 

Camera: Loup Bureau. Sound: Jérôme Wiciak. Editing: Léo Gatelier in collaboration with Catherine Catella. Music: Gustave Rudman Rambali. Production: Unité. Producer: Caroline Nataf. Length: 85 min. International Sales: Films Boutique.

No youth rating

 

Loup Bureau

French director and journalist Loup Bureau covered the Arab Spring, the Syrian war and the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in the Donbas region. After an arrest in Turkey, he lives between France and Ukraine. Trenches is his feature film debut.

Filmography

TRENCHES, FR 2021, 85 min.

 

Winner VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international

Slices of life, insights and perspectives: The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the award VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The award donor is Bayerischer Rundfunk.

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DOK.international 2022
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    18:30
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    Original with English subtitles
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    18:30
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    18:30
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  • Friday
    05/13/22
    20:30
    HP8 Projektor
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  • Sunday
    05/15/22
    18:00
    Filmmuseum
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