Ukraine | 2019 | 108 min. | Valentyn Vasyanovych

January 29 - February 25, 2021

Virtual SIFF Cinema

A hard-hitting bit of dystopian speculative fiction set in the near future of 2025, concerning the steel factory-town romance between a lonely, PTSD-suffering veteran and a woman tasked with collecting the dead. Ukraine’s Official Oscar Submission (Best International Film)

"Atlantis is stunning to watch. Sensitively observed and meticulously crafted. A remarkable piece of filmmaking from an exciting emerging Eastern European voice."—Nikki Baughan, Screen

"A strong piece of poetically pure art-house cinema that offers a ray of hope for humanity’s future."—Dennis Harvey, Variety

  • Original Language Title: Атлантида
  • Director: Valentyn Vasyanovych
  • Principal Cast: Andriy Rymaruk, Liudmyla Bileka, Vasyl Antoniak
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 108 min.
  • Producer: Valentyn Vasyanovych, Vladimir Yatsenko, Iya Myslytska
  • Screenplay: Valentyn Vasyanovych
  • Cinematographers: Valentyn Vasyanovych
  • Editors: Valentyn Vasyanovych
  • Filmography: Black Level (2017), Crepuscule (2014), Kredens (2013), Zvychayna sprava (2012), Proty sontsya (2004)
  • Language: Ukranian
  • Has Subtitles: Yes