25 year-old John, his teenage brother Erbol, and their sickly 12 year-old sister Aliya, are forced to leave their house in the Kazakh city of…
Winner, Best Feature Film, 2014
Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea, in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His shop stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son from a previous marriage, Roma. Vadim Shelevyat, the Mayor of the town, wants to take away his business, his house and his land. First he tries buying it off Kolia, but Kolia cannot stand losing everything he has, not only the land, but also all the beauty that has surrounded him since the day of his birth. So Vadim Shelevyat starts being more aggressive
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