“Dustards” is an award-winning road-trip documentary from Ukraine that showcases a cross-country bike journey by way of the western area of one in every of Europe’s largest international locations. The movie follows 4 motorcycle-loving pals, Alexander Popko, Sergey Dozer, Volodymyr Cheremys and Igor Kalyuh, as they embark on a journey to discover the Carpathian area in the summertime of 2015 on their customised bikes.
“Mud, rain, lack of sleep and exhaustion had been only a small a part of all the things now we have skilled throughout our journey. Nonetheless, the feelings I’ve personally skilled and proceed to really feel whereas engaged on the movie have impressed and motivated me by way of the method of making this film. I’m positive that each one that lives in Ukraine and different international locations all over the world ought to know what an incredible nation we stay in.” says the movie’s director, Stanislaw Gurenko.
Dustards is a narrative a couple of dialogue between man and nature, in regards to the worth of male friendship, about selection, and about the truth that a journey, even the shortest one, can change an individual eternally. 4 pals journey throughout western Ukraine on customized bikes. Every of them tells his story and shares his personal notion of life. And the magical voice of a Hutsul who occurred to satisfy saturates the story with the age-old knowledge of the Ukrainian Carpathians. Along with 4 pals, 4 modified bikes turned full-fledged actors of the movie: a 1982 Honda CX500, 1978 Yamaha XS750, 1986 BMW R100 and a Honda Magna.
Dustards includes a soundtrack from Ukrainian indie-folk musician Sasha Boole and the narration of a neighborhood Carpathian “Hutsul”. The movie has obtained a number of accolades at a number of movie festivals together with the Platinum Award on the Worldwide Impartial Movie Competition in Los Angeles, Finest Documentary on the London Impartial Movie Awards, and Remi Award on the Worldfest Houston Worldwide Movie Competition.
Sergey Dozer, who stars within the documentary, is the owner-operator of the Ukraine customized bike workshop Dozer Storage. Within the movie, he’s seen driving a modified Yamaha XS750 which is now up on the market. You possibly can contact him right here to seek out out extra.
Dustards is an inspirational movie that showcases the fantastic thing about Ukraine and celebrates a journey of self-discovery. The movie is a testomony to the director’s ardour for his nation and the bond between man and machine. Seize a drink, hit the play button beneath and benefit from the film (56 minutes).