Trenches

Venice 2021
Out of Competition
IDFA 2021
Official Selection

Trenches

A Film by Loup Bureau

2021 - France - Documentary - 1.85 - 90 min.

Languages: Ukrainian , Russian
Produced by Caroline Nataf

In Donbas Ukraine, while precarious truces and ceasefires are negotiated far away by diplomats, Ukrainian soldiers fight against separatists supported by Russia. At an age when some are experiencing the best years of their lives, in the frontline men and women are fighting, condemned to dig and dig up again the trenches, while bombs keep on falling on them. French war journalist and first-time director Loup Bureau takes us on an immersive and stunning cinematic journey revealing the naked truth and roughness of survival, in what is called to be the last conflict on European soil.

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Venice 2021
Out of Competition
IDFA 2021
Official Selection

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