The project of feature full length film project "YAKIV".
The lives of thousands may depend on the inner struggle of one man. What will prevail in the mind of convinced communist Yakiv - ideology or humanity?
Director/Scriptwriter - Victoria Trofimenko
Producer - Maxim Asadchy, Victoria Trofimenko
Composer - Svyatoslav Lunyov
Status of the project - DEVELOPMENT
"Yakiv" was the very first Ukrainian project that was selected to "eQuinixe Europe" script development program.
"Yakiv" was participant of the script lab "Film Ave" in 2018
The pitchng history:
Period of the forced famine in Ukraine 1930-1933. The script is based on the real story of Yakiv Drobot, a real historical character. He was the first head of the collective farm "The Pauper" and he did not allow a famine happen in his village of Velykyi Khutir, having saved 2800 people. Dedicated communist who refuses party ideology and have saved people from starvation.