Ukrainian military detective film by director Zaza Buadze. The screenplay, written by Serhii Dziuba and Artemii Kirsanov, is based on the diaries of the National Guard serviceman Serhii Bashkov with a call sign “Indian” and soldiers of the Anti-Terrorist Operation.
In autumn 2014 in the ATO area a group of intelligence officers headed by experienced Captain Sayenko (call sign “Banderas”) is trying to prevent an act of sabotage and neutralize Russian miner Khodok. The task gets even more complicated due to the proximity of the events to Banderas’s home village.
The film is a winner of the Ninth Competition Selection of the State Film Agency of Ukraine. On December 13, 2016 the State Film Agency signed a contract with the «Try-ya-da production» Company for 19.6 million hryvnias’ funding for the cinema project Call Sign Banderas. The film’s overall budget is 39.3 million hryvnias.