Tag Archives: Sergey Belyaev

Aleksey Fedorchenko – Zheleznaya doroga AKA The Railway (2007)

Plot
Mischa, a mute boy, sets out on a surrealistic journey together with his father and two men. Their means of transportation is an old Soviet locomotive, loaded with stolen coal. The travellers intend to sell off the loot on their way through the borderless steppes of inner Russia. As a parallel to the main plot, sequences of a mysterious travelling circus keep reappearing in a very suggestive way. Many of the odd artists at the circus are people that the four protagonists encounter in the wilderness along the overgrown railway. Read More »

Yuri Bykov – Zhit AKA To Live! (2010)

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Early autumn, godforsaken Russian countryside. A local hunter Michail witnesses a skirmish in the middle of the forest – three men want to kill the forth, Andrey. Kind-hearted Michail helps Andrey escape and together they run from the villains who chase them. Thus, two totally different men start a long and dangerous journey together, constantly arguing with each other regarding their ideology, morals and opinions about life. But life will put everything on its place and make the men understand who they really are.

Awards:
International Human Rights Film Festival, Russia, 2010: won (First feature film Prize) Read More »