Life to the Limit

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2022|1 h. 38 min|Documentary

Two film producers of the film "Winter on Fire", active servicemen, are returning to the war in eastern Ukraine after the Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles in 2016.
Five years later, veterans, from fragments of memories and their own video archive, they will show why the russian-Ukrainian war became possible in the 21st century.

From the co-producers of the original documentary Netflix"WINTER ON FIRE: UKRAINE'S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM"

"The truth will be revealed only when you reject all prejudices..."

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Two film producers of the film "Winter on Fire", active servicemen, are returning to the war in eastern Ukraine after the Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles in 2016. Five years later, veterans, from fragments of memories and their own video archive, they will show why the russian-Ukrainian war became possible in the 21st century.

Synopsis

  • Two successful film producers with an office in the center of Kyiv after the russian occupation of Crimea in 2014 decide to leave everything and volunteer for the war in eastern Ukraine, to defend the homeland from the russian occupiers.

    After two years of war (2016), the film they started producing on the Maidan, "Winter on Fire" became a nominee for the American Academy Award, the "Oscar".

    Commander releases boys on short-term leave so they can travel to California

    A week after the awards ceremony and elite cocktail parties in Los Angeles, they are returning to the trenches of the russian-Ukrainian war.

    Five years later, veterans, at the cost of losing close friends, "survivor's guilt syndrome", post-traumatic stress disorder, medals for bravery, return to their profession to show from fragments of memories and their own video archive why the russian-Ukrainian war was possible in the 21st century.

Creative Crew

Pavlo Peleshok

Pavlo Peleshok

Director | Producer | Screenwriter

Veteran of the russian-Ukrainian war (2014-2020). Formerly a professional car racer. Winner of Championships and Cups of Ukraine. At the end of his career he opened his own production company. In 2013-14, during the Revolution of Dignity, he co-founded Ukr. Stream with Yurko Ivanyshyn, a social journalism project with an audience of two billion views worldwide. He became a streamer on the Maidan, a volunteer in the war, a volunteer, and later an officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. 2020 returned to work as a director and producer.

Yurko Ivanyshyn

Yurko Ivanyshyn

Author of the idea | Producer

Veteran of the russian-Ukrainian war (2014-2020). Authoritative and well-known figure in the field of journalism, media and PR. He worked in well-known media, TV channels, created radio stations, was a radio and TV presenter, journalist, later became a producer in the field of television and film. Co-founder of FinPR - industry leader in financial PR. In 2013 he became a co-founder of the Ukrainian Stream social journalism project. But 2014 changed everything. Since the beginning of the Revolution of Dignity he has become the organizer and producer of the online TV channel UKRSTREAM.TV with an audience of two billion views of online video broadcasts around the world, later became a volunteer, volunteer, and eventually became a soldier. In 2020 he returned to work as a producer.

Anastasiia Borodienkova

Anastasiia Borodienkova

Co-Producer

From the beginning of the Revolution of Dignity she founded the charity organization "Future of Ukraine" and became a famous volunteer. Co-producer of the children's animated series "Barviki". Since the beginning of russia's full-scale war against Ukraine, he has been one of the leaders in Ukrainian humanitarian aid at THE OXFORD FOUNDATION. An artist whose paintings are exhibited in museums in Ukraine.

Oscar Senén

Oscar Senén

Composer | Orchestrator | Conductor

Oscar Senen is a composer and orchestrator for film, television, and game soundtracks with more than 15 years of experience in the music industry. His works include films such as James Bond 007: No Time to Die, 13 Hours: The Secret Warriors of Benghazi, The Crown, Lego Batman, Terminator: Genesis or Kung Fu Panda 3, and more.

About UKR.STREAM

Innovative production company UKR.STRIM was founded in 2013 during the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine and was one of the first to start around-the-clock online broadcasts of events on the Maidan. She co-produced the documentary "Winter on Fire" (NETFLIX), which won the TIFF Grand Prix (IFF in Toronto) and was nominated for an Oscar and a Primetime Emmy in 2016.

Currently UKR.STREAM specializes in international co-production of films, TV projects, and reality shows during a pandemic in Ukraine and other countries, film service (extreme and non-standard shooting, rental of special equipment, mini-PTS, and post-production), provides remote control of the set and producer directors, as well as quality online broadcasts from anywhere in the world.

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