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My Father Is My Mother's Brother Vadym Ilkov

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Tolik is a young artist in Ukraine’s underground scene. He is a musician and painter whose life seems to consist of frenetic late-night shows, recording sessions and mandatory vernissages. A typical bohemian artist’s life – were it not for the fact that he is always accompanied by a strong-willed girl. Tolik has been raising his niece, Katya, alone for the last few years. Katya’s mother struggles with addiction and mental health issues, making her a ghostly presence on the margins of both the film and her daughter’s life. All of which helps explain the very close and affectionate relationship between Tolik and Katya, who calls her kindly punk uncle her dad. Both an immersion in Ukraine’s indie arts scene, and an astonishingly poignant family portrait. (BD)

My Father Is My Mother's Brother

  • Country : Ukraine
  • Year : 2018
  • V.O : Russian, Ukrainian
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 76 MIN
  • Cinematography : Vadym Ilkov
  • Editing : Vadym Ilkov
  • Production : Valentyn Vasyanovych, Iya Myslytska, Darya Bassel
  • Sound Design : Borys Peter, Andriy Rohachov
Filmography of Vadym Ilkov :

Waltz Alchevsk (2014)

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