On a frozen dark night in remote Siberia, a group of strangers travel home together in a van. When the driver refuses to stop for an elder, a darkening shadow looms over what could possibly be the most tragic night of their lives. This dramatic and thrilling feature with its poetic pacing and exquisite cinematography is easily one of Lukachevskyi’s finest works.
Winner — Best Dramatic Feature — 15th International Film Festival of Indigenous Peoples ImagineNATIVE in Toronto
“One of the seven most important movies of 2014” — Maria Kuvshinova, Seance Magazine
About the director:
Mikhail Lukachevsky studied at the St. Petersburg University of Film and TV (class of Nikolai Obukhovich). Author of the short “Premonition” (2011) which won the International Andrey and Arseny Tarkovsky Award in the Ukraine and the Prize for the Best Debut at the International Film Festival of Debut Movies “Kinoproba” in Yekaterinburg. His first feature “The Road” (2012) got the special prize “New Horizons in Yakut Cinema” at the first Yakut International Film Festival. His filmography includes “Cycle of Life” (2007), “Guest” (2008), “Wings” (2009), “Foundry of Life” (2010).
Subtitles:Russian (hardcoded),English srt
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