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Top interesting films that recreate the history of Ukraine

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Top interesting films that recreate the history of Ukraine

Historical films are defined by their ability to capture important aspects of history through the lens of individual life stories. Learn more about the selection of films that reveal aspects of Ukraine's cultural and historical richness through the lens of the camera and the talent of the filmmakers

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Cinema is a unique look at key stages and events in history, which allows viewers not only to be entertained but also to learn important lessons about the past. RBC-Ukraine (Styler project) has published a selection of the most interesting films based on real events in the history of Ukraine.


Read more about 7 interesting films that recreate the history of Ukraine and amaze with their plot depth and emotional intensity.


Films that encourage you to study the history of Ukraine: a selection


Kruty 1918


"Kruty 1918" is an impressive cinematic reconstruction of the events of the Battle of Kruty in 1918. The film not only describes the historical context, but also brings to the fore the tragic fate of two brothers in love with the same girl, which adds depth to its plot.




Klondike


"Klondike" is an emotionally intense film that unfolds the events of the Russian-Ukrainian war in Donbas and the dramatic downing of flight MH7. The family drama of the main characters caught in the epicenter of the plane crash adds depth and humanity to the film.




Unconquered


"The Unconquered" reveals the events after the end of World War II, when the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) continues its resistance. Despite the fact that the times of military storms have passed, the main and eternal enemy remains the Soviet Union, which has not yet overcome the desire for freedom and independence. Resistance members under the command of Roman Shukhevych are forced to go underground and hide in the Carpathians, where they face difficulties of survival and continue their military struggle against the enemy.




Forbidden


"The Forbidden" is the story of the life of the prominent Ukrainian writer Vasyl Stus, who was a dedicated fighter for human rights and independence of the Ukrainian people. The film reveals in detail his difficulties and suffering under the totalitarian regime of the Soviet Union. Sixties activists like Vasyl Stus actively resisted repression and restrictions on freedom of expression, fighting for the ideals of dignity and independence. The film reveals an important stage in the history of the Ukrainian dissident movement and presents an impressive portrait of Vasyl Stus's endurance and dedication in the fight for freedom.





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Cyborgs


"Cyborgs" is a feature film based on real events and stories of Ukrainian defenders of the Donetsk airport in 2014. The director of this cinematic masterpiece is Akhtem Seitablaev, who successfully managed to convey the heroic resistance and willpower of Ukrainian soldiers during the siege.



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The Secret Diary of Simon Petliura


"The Secret Diary of Symon Petliura" is a story based on the life of Symon Petliura, the chief ataman of the UPR troops and leader of the UPR Directory. The film unfolds the events of that time, revealing dramatic moments in the history of Ukraine related to the struggle for independence.




Cherkasy


"Cherkasy" is a story of two young men who grew up in a Ukrainian village. Their childhood was spent in peace and harmony, but when they grow up, they become part of a team on the warship Cherkasy. In 2014, this ship was blocked in Lake Donuzlav during the events that marked the seizure of Crimea. According to historical facts, the Cherkasy became a symbol of strong-willed independence, not succumbing to the enemy without a fight.


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