With his large expressive eyes set in an animated face, Mazepa displays a wide range of emotions, from tender family interplay through fear, confusion and wrenching heartbreak. We have enabled email notifications—you will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, there is an update to a comment thread you follow or if a user you follow comments. Publicity Listings Please try again. Troy Ruptash was born in Vegreville, Alberta. Last year Ruptash’s screenplay, They Who Surround Us, was a finalist in the Duplass Brothers’ Hometown Heroes Competition, the $10,000 prize of which was to help kick-start the winner’s movie. Photos. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. Roman, now a middle-aged farmer, his wife and eight-year-old child Mykola are laughing and talking as they drive one of the dusty back roads of the area. For even more, visit our Family Entertainment Guide. tap here to see other videos from our team. With a quiet breathy voice and unforced presence she is a natural screen performer bringing considerable subtlety to her scenes. Ruptash, who appears throughout the movie, is a strong presence. The next issue of Edmonton Journal Headline News will soon be in your inbox. He attends St. Matthew Elementary School in Edmonton, and is fluent in both Ukrainian and English – as is obvious in the film. Click here for details. She’s an award-winning Canadian actor with a long list of appearances (Bomb Girls). | He had recurring roles on Prison Break (2005) and Boston Public (2000), played the "real" Don Draper on Mad Men (2007) and David Tannistone on The Young Pope (2016), and was seen in the feature films Dig Two Graves (2014) and Wildling (2018). Played the 'real' Don Draper on 'Mad Men'. He is my Mykola. 11 April 2018 More. Troy Ruptash was born in Vegreville, Alberta. Learn more about Edmonton history and ongoing local issues, or just catch up on this weekend's Entertainment. He is awakened from his troubled sleep by the sound of gunfire. But more importantly, Troy has put his heart and soul into a new movie which encompasses much of what you will hear in this podcast. At one point Roman strides into the packed local church to demand that his son be returned to him. Troy Ruptash when he was competitive figure skater. I knew it from the first moment I met him.”. The first images we see in Troy Ruptash’s film They Who Surround Us are fragmented and disconnected. You can hear a song from Alberta country star Brett Kissel on the radio. The director says the film is his way of saying thank you to the people of the area, and celebrating the stories passed on to him by his family. The movie airs October 9th, 2020 at 6:30pm Mountain Time. Written and directed by Troy Ruptash (formerly of Vegreville, AB), who played the real Don Draper on AMC’s Mad Men, They Who Surround Us (TWSU) honours Ukrainian settlers and their culture. 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. Troy Ruptash was born in Vegreville, Alberta. Mr. Chomik approached the Chamber of Commerce for financial support and the club was born. Drama. With her are her fearful seven-year-old son Roman, desperately clutching a rosary, and a tiny baby wrapped in blankets. He begins to drink, and is stopped by the police, with his son in the car, when he burns through a stop sign. A CASA family might involve a four-year-old overactive boy with frequent temper tantrums such that his parents are reluctant to take him anywhere in public. Liv Tyler & Bel Powley in Official Trailer for Werewolf Horror 'Wildling'. “But once we began talking about them, friends and others asked to have one. |  We have had two skaters go to the Canadian Nationals: Troy Ruptash, who came home with a bronze medal in 1979 and Jared Fell who skated at the 2013 Canadian Nationals; he competed, The winters of my childhood were long, long seasons. Join Facebook to connect with Troy Ruptash and others you may know. See all photos. Endless fields of vivid Alberta green flow through his restless lens as they slowly turn to an early blaze of colour. Gig City is your home for the latest news about Edmonton music and live events; catchup on all the shows in Edmonton, the best in drama, comedy, music and more! The club was founded by Mr. and Mrs. Nick Chomik. |  He sees soldiers in German uniforms crossing the road in front of him. The mother turns to await her fate. Gallery. By Colin MacLean In this episode, you'll hear about Troy's journey as the figure skater who frequented the Glenora and Glencoe in Edmonton and Calgary, to becoming an actor in New York.