Letter to America Feature film, 2001, 100 min.

Moving first film about a young man's inspirational search for a forgotten folk song once believed capable of resurrecting the dead. Unable to obtain a visa to visit his dying friend in a US hospital, Ivan rediscovers nearly-lost traditions as he treks across his country for someone who remembers the words to the song. Letter to America is a journey into the innermost depths of the human heart, revealing that it is home to passion, friendship, and most of all hope.

selections & won prizes

UA - Kyiv Film Festival
TR – Istanbul International Film Festival


CA - Montréal International Film Festival

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Co-production company

  1.  Phanta Film
    +3120 626 0255



    Petra Goedings
    25 awards  NL - NFF Golden Film (100,000 visitors feature film)  NL - Netherlands Film Festival Golden Calf  IT -  Venice International Film Festival Golden Lion  IT -  Venice International Film Festival selection