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Deserter

Director: Sasha Stelchenko

filmmaker's profile

During a late winter evening the police visit Nikolaj and Irina at their home. Their son Sergej is reported missing in action in Eastern Ukraine. Nikolaj begins to suspect that he has deserted.

Details

Duration: 26 min.

Country: Czech Republic

Language: Russian, Ukrainian

Year: 2019

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Army, Family, Fear, Human rights, Immigration, Otherness, Society, Trapped, War

Cast & Crew

Director: Sasha Stelchenko

Producer: FAMU / CUC

Writer: Sasha Stelchenko

Actors: Nikolaj Bondarenko Oleg Gotsuliak Svetlana Moiseenko

Festivals & Awards

2019

31. Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers (France)

26. MFFK Febiofest (Slovakia)

21. Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival (Israel)

42. Poitiers Film Festival (France)

2020

nomination for 27. Czech Lion Magnesia Award for the Best Student Film 2019

26. Palm Springs International ShortFest (USA)

33. Finále Plzeň Film Festival (Czech Republic)

6. Northern Lights Nordic-Baltic Film Festival (Belarus)

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