Ukraine submits 'Illusion' for Oscar race

Based on a book by countrys deputy prime minister

MOSCOW -- "Illusion of Fear" by Alexander Kiriyenko is Ukraine's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race.

"Illusion" -- based on a book by Alexander Turchinov, the country's deputy prime minister and formerly head of the Security Service of Ukraine -- tells the story of an entrepreneur who tries to save his business during a difficult period in the 1990s.

The film was released in Ukraine last month.
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