dmitrii davydov | Sakha Republic, russia | 2016 | 85 MIN | dramatic feature | RUSSIAN W/ ENG SUBS
Deep in the Sakha Republic in eastern Siberia, Ignat is a hard-working widower who keeps to himself and tries to do the right thing. When his son accidently kills his own cousin, Ignat’s brother Mikhail blames him for raising a killer, causing a deep rift between siblings.But when Chipmunk – a young boy who is neglected by his parents – enters Ignat’s world, he finds solace in his presence and tries to teach him the things he could not give his son.
Awards: Best Feature Film (imagineNATIVE 2016)
Rights Sold: None