The main character of the film is a Chukchi teenager who fell in love with an American girl from erotic video chat and decided to swim across the Bering Strait to meet her.
“The Whale Boy” is a Russian feature film directed by Philip Yuriev, released in 2020. Filmed in the village of Lorino, Chukotka region with the participation of real residents of the village. The two main roles were played by non-professional actors.
Received the main prize in the Venice Days program from the youth jury of the 77th Venice Film Festival and a number of awards from the 31st Kinotavr Film Festival.
2.25GB | 1h 34m | 960×720 | mkv
Subtitles:Russian for non-Russian speech