For more from the hit movie Spangled Shrimp, the French team toured Ukraine. A destination that today has been tarnished by the war. To support the population, some actors and technicians decided to join the army. Light on this beautiful gesture of solidarity.
Will be in cinemas on April 13th Revenge of the glitter shrimp, a funny and touching comedy that follows the adventures of a gay water polo group. To make the sequel to their film, directors and screenwriters Cédric Le Gallo and Maxime Govare wavered between two destinations: Russia and Ukraine. Their choice ultimately fell on this second option. Objectively ? To take “a real truth for the movie”in particular thanks to “to buildings, architecture and language” of this country, as can be read further assigned†
Part of the film crew is therefore of Ukrainian descent, including actors Vladimir Rashchuk and Oleksandr Ivanov. So when the Russian offensive was launched by Putin on Thursday, February 24, 2022, the players did not hesitate to take up arms.
“Overnight we saw our actors dressed as soldiers. […] They went to the front not with reluctance, but with the enthusiasm and determination to save their country.†
Cédric Le Gallo, interviewed by Le Figaro
Ukrainian comedian Vladimir Rashchuk posted pictures of himself with a gun and uniform on his Instagram account, as seen below.
Kudos to this act of courage.