Mariupol Defender (2022)
"Mariupol Defender" is a powerful tale of courage, sacrifice and perseverance. The film follows the journey of Roman, a 20-year-old Ukrainian warrior who lost a hand and a leg while defending Mariupol in April 2022.
Despite his wounds, Roman remains steadfast in his commitment to his country and his cause. After being captured by the Russians and spending three weeks in prison, Roman is eventually exchanged and travels to the United States to receive new prostheses that will help him return to the frontline.
As he adjusts to his new life and begins to heal both physically and emotionally, Roman must find a way to overcome his injuries and reclaim
his place as a defender of Ukraine.
This inspiring movie is a testament to the human spirit
and the resilience of those who fight for what they believe in.
Mariupol Defender (STILLS)
Roman Horodenskiy is a real hero. He spent three weeks in russian prison, lost his arm and a leg, but he did not lose his will to fight. He is ready to return to the frontline even tomorrow.
Movie uncovers one of the million stories from Mariupol during siege.
Some of the characters are siege survivors who personally went through inhumane bombing and were able to get out of the city.