Land of Oblivion

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Land of Oblivion
Directed by Michale Boganim
Produced by Les Films du Poisson
Written by Michale Boganim
Anne Weil
Antoine Lacomblez
Starring Olga Kurylenko
Andrzej Chyra
Nikita Emshanov
Release dates
  • September 4, 2011 (2011-09-04) (Venice Film Festival)
  • March 28, 2012 (2012-03-28) (France)
Country France
Language Ukrainian / French / Russian

Land of Oblivion (original French title: La Terre outragée) is a 2011 film by director Michale Boganim.[1][2]



The film was selected to Venice film festival 2011 and to Toronto film festival and another 50 festivals all over he world. "La Terre Outragée will turn heads. This beautifully textured drama about the Chernobyl disaster and its long-term legacy was shot on location, giving the film a shocking sense of immediacy. The camera captures the sobering reality of the environmental catastrophe that devastated Ukraine. But the eerily vacant landscape is only a backdrop to the human cost of the tragedy, which is what director and writer Michale Boganim focuses on in her authoritative feature debut".FRom Toronto film festival Pierce Handling. Critical reception for Land of Oblivion was very good , with Variety praising the movie's production design.[3] The French release was a critical success. 3.7 /5 . Allociné . film was highly praised in Japan when released after Fukushima disaster . Indiewire's The Playlist stating that "it does slowly find its rhythm, and so the film rather eloquently builds a picture not just of the lives shattered by disaster, but also these after-lives that are defined by it."[4]


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