Apple Garden will be shown at Cannes!

The Ukrainian short film Apple Garden has been selected for the 2018 Short Film Corner at Le Festival International du Film de Cannes.

The Cannes Festival is one of the Big Five most prestigious film festivals (along with the festivals in Venice (Italy),  Berlin (Germany), Sundance (USA), and Toronto (Canada).

This year, Australian actress Cate Blanchett has been named as the President of the Jury.


Apple Garden was directed by Iryna Asonova.

The State Cinema Agency of Ukraine granted Apple Garden the national status.

The 71st International Film Festival will take place in Cannes, France on May 8-19, 2018.

About film:


Apple Garden – the story of two childhood friends. When they were the children, they  played the “war”. Child’s play turned into a harsh reality, and now our heroes are inside the true horrors of the war. But this “game” is not so easy to stop.


Genre: military drama
Written by: Irina Asonova, Olha Panko
Directed by: Irina Asonova
Director of photography: Kostiantyn Vorobyov
Production designer: Yevhen Pitenin
Music by: Bohdan Chernyuk
Makeup artist: Olena Bohomolnikova
Costume designer: Oleksandra Zhuravliova
Sound designer: Oleksiy Myronenko
Graphics by: Mykyta Karpov
Color correction by: Ihor Lytvychenko
Casting director: Viktoriya Moskalenko
FX producer: Vadym Lysak
Executive producer: Anatoliy Sokur
Producers: Lev Karpov, Andriy Chernyuk
Cast: Ihor Pazych, Valeriy Velychko, Ernest Zmutsky, Oleksiy Dziubynsky
Running time: 11.46 

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