Movies about Ukraine

List of the best melodrama movies about Ukraine, selected by visitors to our site: Me, You, He, She, Bitter Harvest, Battle for Sevastopol, Sappho, Alesha Popovich and Tugarin the Dragon, Assa, Fiddler on the Roof
In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Me, You, He, She (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama

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Bitter Harvest (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, military

Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival at a time when Ukraine was forced to adjust to the horrifying territorial ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union.

Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryRussia, Ukraine
CharactersSnipers, Soldier
PlotWar, Death
PlaceUSSR, Ukraine, Russia
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike. Seeing Pavlichenko as a tangible threat, the German High Command gives orders to eliminate the girl whatever the cost. In the meanwhile, Lyudmila meets a man and falls in love. War fades into the background... Soon, however, another misfortune befalls Lyudmila leaving the man she loves on the brink of death and herself seriously wounded. The girl is pulled out of combat and later goes to the United States with a publicity visit. Eleanor Roosevelt welcomes Lyudmila in the White House and the two women soon become close. It won't be long before Pavlichenko stands before an audience in Chicago pressing for a second front. Will her words have the capacity to change the course of war?

Sappho (2008)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy
PlaceIslands, Ukraine, Greece

On honeymoon on the island of Lesbos, a woman falls for the daughter of a Russian archaeologist.

Alesha Popovich and Tugarin the Dragon (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, cartoon
CharactersHeroes, Family, Horses
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
PlaceUkraine, Russia, Village
StyleExciting, Fancy

Alesha Popovich has to catch Tugarin Zmey and bring back the stolen money with the help of a talking Horse (which talks all the time and has an opinion on everything), a wise granny, a donkey and a beauty Lyubava.

Assa (1987)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music, history
CountrySoviet Union
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlotLove triangle, Love, Snow
PlaceRussia, Ukraine
Time18th century
StyleDepressive, Gloomy

ASSA is set in Crimea during the winter in the mid eighties. A young musician (Bananan) falls for mobster's (Krymov) young mistress (Alika). The parallel story line involves an 18th century assassination plot.

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, family
CharactersJews, Housewives
PlaceVillage, Ukraine
StyleTouching, To cry

This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.