Retrospective for Actor Stupka

This month, the city of Kiev will celebrate a retrospective of arguably the country's most famous actor - Bohdan Stupka. Having celebrated his 70th birthday this year, Stupka will present an extensive showcase of his films over the several decades of his career.

Famed during the Soviet era, Stupka is well-known throughout the former Eastern Bloc. His first film, Peace for Huts, War for Palaces was released in 1970. However, the opening night of the event will feature a film chosen by the actor himself - Heart on the Palm. This Polish-Ukrainian production won a prize at Rome Film Festival in 2008 and was directed by respected filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi.

The retrospective takes place from September 29 to October 5 in Ukraine movie theatre at Gorodetskogo 5.


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