The Veteran Dramedy (2022)


Fiction, Short Film

Director: Rainer Ludwigs

Producer: Tetyana Chernyavska

Genre: Dramedy, Short Film

Country: Ukraine, Germany

Language: Ukrainian, German, English subtitles

Length: 30 Minutes

Cast: Peter Stashenko, Christoph Linder, Liudmyla Vasylieva, Martin Skoda, Anna Zhara

Also known as: Der Veteran (German Title)

The Veteran – Synopsis

After fighting in the Donbas, Bogdan, a young Ukrainian, visits his mother in Germany. Here, he finds unexpected opportunities: university, a new job, an old new love. He would love to stay. But he struggles with german bureaucracy and his trauma of war. So will he return to his comrades at the front?


Screening at Filmfest Bremen, April 20.-24.2022

Filmfest Bremen, Schauburg Kino, 23.04.2022 um 17:30 Uhr

Heimathof Lilienhof in Lilienthal Worphausen, where a good part of the filming took place: 29.04. 2022 um 19:30 Uhr

Further Information on The Veteran:

Crew United

Official Movie Page

Rainer Ludwigs Image-Building