|Title||The Wild Fields|
|Stage of production||Post-production|
|Countries of production||Ukraine, Switzerland|
|Running time||120 min|
|Directed by||Yaroslav Lodygin|
|Written by||Natalya Vorozhbit,
|Director of photography||Serhiy Mikhalchuk|
|Music by||Fima Chupakhin|
|Edited by||Alexander Chorny,
|Production design by||Vlad Odudenko|
|Produced by||Vladimir Yatsenko, LIMELITE|
|Co-produced by||Miklos Gimes, FILM BRUT|
|Co-financed by||Ukrainian State Film Agency|
|Distribution in Ukraine||MMD|
When his brother Yuriy suddenly disappears, Herman comes back to his hometown and has to take over the family’s old gas station. Soon, while trying to find out about Yuriy’s fate, he finds himself under attack by the local mafia and in love with Olga, his brother’s accountant. And he starts to fight, not only for himself but also to make the locals value and defend their property and their dignity against the mafia thugs.
THE WILD FIELDS - screen adaptation of the BBC's Best Ukrainian Novel of the Decade VOROSHILOVGRAD, awarded by Brucke Prize in Germany and Jan Michalski Prize in Switzerland. «Serhiy Zhadan’s VOROSHILOVGRAD, turns to a movie project with best Ukrainian Film professionals and co-production opportunities for international partners» (The New Yorker).
Development: Odessa IFF Special Mention of the Jury for the Best Film Project 2013;
The Connecting Cottbus Best Pitch Award 2016;
The Connecting Cottbus Producers Network Award 2016;
Work-in-Progress: The Connecting Cottbus Work-In-Progress Award 2017.
Participant of EAVE Marketing Workshop 2017.