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Donbass (2018)




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In the eastern region of Donbass, a hybrid war blends open armed conflict, crimes and looting perpetrated by separatist gangs. In Donbas, war is called peace, propaganda is erected in truth and hate claims to be love. A journey through the Donbass is a series of crazy adventures in which the grotesque and the tragic mingle like life and death. This is not a tale about a region, a country or a political system but about a world lost in the after-truth and false identities. This concerns each of us.


Critic Reviews for Donbass

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

A brilliant formalist, Loznitsa likes to turn his camera on crowds in motion, turning each sequence into a collective indictment.

May 15, 2018 | Full Review…

A scathing portrait of a society where human interaction has descended to a level of barbarity more in keeping with late antiquity than the so-called contemporary civilized world.

May 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Powerful if ultimately enervating...

May 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Donbass is a great example of harrowing, but undeniably compelling, filmmaking.

August 16, 2018 | Full Review…

This is the kind of film this festival should embrace, one which attacks the distress of the present with a virtuosic anger and desire to communicate experience.

May 23, 2018 | Full Review…

Loznitsa's formal expertise is astonishing, as fragments seamlessly segue into one another through various long-takes, its examination of the effects of war on a populus substantiated and complicated as each narrative strand takes hold.

May 12, 2018 | Full Review…

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