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Synopsis

Egor is a fearless state forest guard in the Siberian Taiga. He is a good family man, respected by his fellow villagers and together with his wife Natalia they are expecting a second child. But one day Egor finds out that he has cancer and only two months left to live. No traditional medicine or shamanic magic can save him. Finally, left with no other options, he takes a desperate attempt to trick death. As disguise Egor chooses to take the identity of a woman.

Director
Natasha Merkulova, Alexey Chupov

(1979), (1973)

Filmography
  • Intimnye mesta (Intiimsed kehaosad, PÖFF 2013)
  • Chelovek, kotoryy udivil vsekh (The Man who Surprised Everyone, 2018)
Fri, 23.11.2018
6:30 pm
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 2
080206
Subtitles: 
ENG
Screening code: 080206
Movie guests
Director Natasha Merkulova, Director  Aleksey Chupov, Producer  Katrin Kissa, Cast  Yuriy Kuznetsov, Crew  Mart Taniel
Sat, 24.11.2018
4:45 pm
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 10
090806
Subtitles: 
ENG
Screening code: 090806
Sun, 02.12.2018
6:00 pm
Tartu, 
Elektriteater
171807
Subtitles: 
ENG
Screening code: 171807
Screenings with guests might end later than expected.
Film info
Countries: Russia, Estonia, France
Year: 2018
Duration: 105 minutes
Language: Russian
Directors: Natasha Merkulova, Alexey Chupov
Producers: Katia Filippova, Katrin Kissa, Guillaume de Seille, Alexander Rodnyansky
Writers: Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov
DOP: Mart Taniel
Montage: Vadim Krasnitsky
Composer: Andrey Kurchenko
Cast: Evgeniy Tsyganov, Natalya Kudryashova, Yuriy Kuznetsov, Vasiliy Popov, Pavel Mayko
Production: Pan-Atlantic Studio
Festivals: Venice (Venice Horizons Award for Best Actress), Busan
Synopsis

Egor is a fearless state forest guard in the Siberian Taiga. He is a good family man, respected by his fellow villagers and together with his wife Natalia they are expecting a second child. But one day Egor finds out that he has cancer and only two months left to live. No traditional medicine or shamanic magic can save him. Finally, left with no other options, he takes a desperate attempt to trick death. As disguise Egor chooses to take the identity of a woman.

Director
Natasha Merkulova, Alexey Chupov

(1979), (1973)

Filmography
  • Intimnye mesta (Intiimsed kehaosad, PÖFF 2013)
  • Chelovek, kotoryy udivil vsekh (The Man who Surprised Everyone, 2018)