Mr. Pilipenko and His Submarine
Filmfest 2006

Vladimir Pilipenko loves being in his workshop. He's spent the last thirty years there – building a submarine out of scrap metal. And that in the middle of nowhere in the Ukraine. And the amazing thing is, the green vessel actually functions. At least it does in the village pond. But Mr. Pilipenko is not satisfied. He wants to dive in the Black Sea with his homemade sub. And so he sets off on a 400 kilometer journey to the sea...

tags: Documentary


Director: Jan Hinrik Drevs, René Harder