After enormous success, the film was praised by the American media, and a number of Hollywood companies offered their promotion and distribution services free of charge. The number of screenings is growing at an exponential rate: every day more and more cinemas in the US and Canada join the initiative.
It is worth reminding that the world premiere of the film "The Guide, or Flowers Have Eyes" took place at the Odesa International Film Festival on July 16, 2014. The film was released in Ukraine on November 12, 2014. The plot is based on the travels of an American boy and a Ukrainian blind musician in Soviet Ukraine on the threshold of and during the Holodomor. The film production lasted for 10 years. The film was nominated for an Oscar and was presented at many international film festivals.
Today, the creators of the film, like all Ukrainians, have joined the movement of resistance to Russian aggression. The production team of Pronto Film is engaged in the logistics of supplies from Europe. The cameraman Serhiy Mykhalchuk documents the work of Ukrainian troops on the front line.
The artists keep on fighting on the creative front. The new joint work of Oles Sanin, Serhiy Mykhalchuk and Pronto Film "Dovbush" is expected to have its world premiere at international film festivals and the opportunity to meet the audience in screening after Ukraine's victory.