Desaturated (2019)

A visual comedy about overcoming cliches in cinema and life. A desaturated girl tries to get her colour back, until she meets someone who changes her view of herself and the world around her.


Marina Stepanska
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daria Polunina Daria Polunina
Kristina Ignat Kristina Ignat ... Girl on the roof
Tetyana Kaspruk Tetyana Kaspruk ... Mother
Olga Luzan Olga Luzan ... Granny
Yuriy Khomych Yuriy Khomych ... Brother
Lolita Androsiuk Lolita Androsiuk ... Sister
Olga Zayarna Olga Zayarna ... Hairdresser
Artur Manzhos Artur Manzhos ... Policeman 1
Volodymyr Myroshnichenko Volodymyr Myroshnichenko ... Policeman 2
Iryna Paslavska Iryna Paslavska
Dmytro Zinkevych Dmytro Zinkevych
Hanna Yadvyzhak Hanna Yadvyzhak
Maryana Mykhaliuk Maryana Mykhaliuk
Victoria Mashtalir Victoria Mashtalir
Oksana Yatskovich Oksana Yatskovich


A typical morning in a Lviv household - the family is getting ready to have breakfast. Suddenly, something terrible happens - the eldest daughter appears on the screen with a different colour correction, and is tragically mismatched with her perfectly saturated environment and other characters: she is desaturated. The desaturated heroine realizes that the film will end in 9 minutes. Will she be able to change her colouring?

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Short | Comedy







Release Date:

18 July 2019 (Ukraine) See more »

Also Known As:

Знебарвлена See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dgtl Rlgn See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The premiere of the film was scheduled in the competition section of national short films at the Kyiv International Film Festival "Molodist" on May 30, 2019. However, film director Marina Stepanska was not satisfied with the projection quality at the film festival and decided to refuse to participate in the festival program. See more »


Ride of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner (as Wagner)
performed by Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (as Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) and Uwe Mund
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
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