The Ukrainian short film Cage for the Talking Parrot has been selected for the official program of the Montreal World Film Festival, one of the oldest film festivals and North America’s only one with a competition program accredited by FIAPF as an A-class festival.
Notably, the festival is among America’s five most prestigious and the world’s ten best-known festivals.
Directed by Iryna Asonova
The film is being distributed by the French distribution company PREMIUM FILMS. The company is reputed for expertise in international purchase and sale of short films and holds the copyrights of more than 800 titles, including Oscar and Palm d’Or winners.
This year’s Montreal World Film Festival will run from August 24 to September 4.
Cage for a talking parrot – this is a story of a young man who comes back from the war, but post-traumatic war syndrome does not allow him to return to normal life.
Genre: psychological drama
Scriptwriter: Marina Zhuravska
Director: Iryna Asonova
DOP: Kostiantyn Vorobyov
Art director: Yevhen Pitenin
Composer: Bohdan Chernyuk
Cast: Oleg Shcherbina, Alice Guryeva, Victoria Moskalenko and Sophia Priyma
Running time: 15’30