The Stronghold fantasy film has been seen by the first viewers
5 September 2017
Kinorob has presented The Stronghold in its final version to representatives and experts of Ukrainian State Film Agency. The film’s theatrical release is planned for October 12.
The Stronghold is the first feature from director Yuriy Kovalyov. Its producers are Egor Olesov and Yuriy Prylypko, the screenwriters are Sashko Dermansky, Yaroslav Voytseshek and Yuriy Kovalyov. The film’s DOP is Yuriy Korol. Composers are Vladlen Pupkov and Sergiy Sydorov.
Synopsis: During a solar eclipse, an ordinary boy Vitko finds himself a thousand years back, in Kyiv Rus, in the midst of a decisive battle between good and evil. With help of a magic stone which gives him power, and the strong knights whom he knew only from books by his side, he is facing black magic and an army lead by the giant rock monster. Now only the boy’s bravery will decide if the light overthrows darkness and if the future turns out the way we know it today.
Just a reminder: the film based on a book with the same title by Volodymyr Rutkovsky became one of the winners of the 5th competitive selection in Ukrainian State Film Agency, having received financial support for the amount of 45 per cent from the total film production cost.
The leading roles in the film were played by Danyil Kamensky, Eva Kosheva, Roman Lutsky, Oleg Voloshchenko, Olexander Komarov, Georgiy Dereviansky, Slava Krasovska, Natalia Sumska, Erzhan Nurymbet, Erbolat Toguzakov and Ivan Denysenko.
On October 12, The Stronghold will be released in Ukrainian cinemas. The film will be distributed in Ukraine by UFD.