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Projectionist

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Director: Yuriy Shylov
UA, PL 201972' ru

Valentin is an eccentric projectionist. For 44 years, he’s been working in one of the oldest cinemas in Kyiv. Every day at work seems like another adventure. It all comes to an abrupt end when a fire breaks out, and he is forced to retire. The man is aware that he does not have much time left and struggles to find a new meaning of his life in a rapidly changing country.

The director sees his heroes in this film as dinosaurs living in today’s world.

Curator's point of view: The cinema quite symbolically leaves together with the old cinema technology. Unfortunately, Valentine, the main character of the picture, is also on the way to death.

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