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Time Time127 mins
LanguageRussian, German
Warning Violence, scenes of a disturbing nature
My Joy
Счастье мое

Loznitsa’s debut, My Joy, is the first Ukrainian film ever to compete for the Palme d’Or. Truck driver Georgi gets sucked into what seems to be a nightmare on a bizarre road trip as ghosts of national history clash with real life on this suspenseful and at times bitingly funny road trip. With the cinematographer Oleg Mutu, who shot 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, among other Romanian classics, Loznitsa’s award-winning feature is mysterious and consistently moving.

Awards and Festivals
Nominee
Award Laurel
2010
Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival
Best Film
Award Laurel
2010
Chicago International Film Festival
Best Film
Award Laurel
2010
Yerevan International Film Festival
Best Director
Award Laurel
2010
Kinotavr Russian Film Festival
Grand Prize
Award Laurel
2010
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Join the Conversation
G Calvert
G Calvert
where was the joy
I felt compelled to watch it all
As an artist I loved the camerawork , slow takes, but in someways I felt too ignorant to get all the nuances.
I think the portrayal of women was codified with very little challenge to what is possible accepted as a narrative truth.
The end shot was beautiful
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