Viva Bel@rus!

Release date: 19-04-2013
Director: Krzysztof Łukaszewicz

directed by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz written by Krzysztof Łukaszewicz, Franak Viačorka director of photography Witold Stok production design by Andrzej Haliński costume design by Wanda Kowalska make-up by Iwona Karpińska, Jolanta Szklarek sound by Wojciech Ślusarz music by Lavon Volski edited by Krzysztof Szpetmański literary managment Jacek Kondracki production manager Tadeusz Drewno producer Włodzimierz Niderhaus co-producer Beata Ryczkowska produced by Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych (Warsaw) co-produced by Canal+ Polska co-financed by The Polish Film Institute distributed by Kino Świat

cast Dźmitry ‘Vinsent’ Papko (Miron), Karolina Gruszka (Viera), Aliaksandr Malčanau (Zampolit), Dzianis Tarasenka (Szczuka), Paval Kryksunou (sergeant Rusłan), Maksim Karžycki (Sieryj), Anatoliy Kot (defence vicemininster), Lech Łotocki (Paszka’s father), Raman Padaliaka (Źmicer), Vadim Afanassiev (Krutov), Oleg Sidorchik, Damian Salwin (Paszka), Zacharjasz Muszyński (Janoszka), Paval Haradnicki (bass player), Kanstancin Arciomienka (percussionist), Alexander Pomidoroff (Pomidor), Andrey Mayevsky (editor), Aliaksiej Chackievič (commission member), Jan Aleksandrowicz-Krasko (commission member), Michail Jeśman (commission member), Ivan Ščatko (commission leader), Adrian Kukliz (director Ługovoi), Olena Leonenko, Uladzimir Kozičau, Jacek Długosz, Ihar Koktyš (grandpa Igor), Vitali Charniauski (grandpa), Jauhien Furs, Arciom Savieljeu (student), Nasta Niakrasava (student Alena), Vieranika Łapućka (student), Anna Radwan (Viera’s mother), Eugeniusz Malinowski (Viera’s father), Sergiej Kriuczkow, Roman Leus, Igor Stiepanow (doctor), Sasza Reznikow, Ilja Zmiejew, Żanna Gierasimowa (doctor), Anna Wenda (nurse), Nikolay Ortynsky (journalist), Uliana Kuchinka (journalist), Mirosława Maludzińska (woman in the bus), Christophe Voise (French announcer), Anna Iberszer (Spanish announcer), Agata Meilute (Lithuania announcer), Barbara Gigier (English announcer), Kaciaryna Cybulskaja (Russian announcer), Taćciana Abuchouskaja (Russian announcer), Vadzim Bylina, Anton Tsialezhnikau, Ałła Kosyryeva, Walieryj Mierosznikov, Ludmiła Piechowska, Inna Reut, Aleksandra Zhuravel, Henryk Rajs, Ludmiła Miłavanava, Aryna Polzik, Dzmitry Barodka, Kamil Zydlewski, Sviatłana Karol, Verasen, Franak Viačorka, Siarhiej Pielasa, Julia Bandarenka, Volha Švied, Ilia Navumienka, Kaciaryna Varapaj, Anton Prakacień, Katarzyna Laudacka, Raścisłau Šachovič, Mirosław Jagielski, Alaksiej Kontar

colour, 98′

Poland 2013

 

Miron Zacharka is not a member of the opposition, but concerts of his rock band often create opportunities for anti-regime demonstrations. After one such event, Miron is drafted into a special unit of the army for 15 months, despite his heart condition. Using a smuggled mobile phone, he dictates his journals to his girlfriend, who then posts them on a blog that soon becomes extremely popular…