THE WHALER BOY


THE WHALER BOY
Китобой
DIRECTED BY PHILIPP YURYEV

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Russia, Poland, Belgium | Drama |  93' | 2020

SYNOPSIS

Leshka lives in an isolated village on the Bering Strait, like most men in his village, he is a whale hunter. As internet recently arrived in the village, he encounters a beautiful girl on a webcam site. He is now determined to find the camgirl in the real world, where a crazy journey awaits him.

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FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

VENICE DAYS 2020 - IN COMPETITION

17th Venice Days' Director's Award

THESSALONIKI 2020 - Opening Film

PINGYAO FF - Best Film

KINOTAVR 2020 - Best Director & Best Actor

LES ARCS FILM FEST 2020 - Grand Jury Award

TRANSILVANIA FF 2021 - Transilvania Trophy

ANNONAY FF 2021 - Special Jury Award

CABOURG FF 2021 - Grand Jury Award

ART FF KOSICE 2021 - Best Actor

BEIJING IFF Forward Future 2021 - Most Popular Director Award

LUCAS FF 2021 - LUCAS Youngsters Award

EFA Award Nomination European Discovery 2021

PRESS REVIEWS

Written & Directed by  Philipp Yuryev

 

Starring                      Vladimir Onokhov

                                 Vladimir Lyubimtsev

                                 Kristina Asmus

Produced by                ROCK FILMS, MAN'S FILM

                                 PRODUCTION, ORKA FILM

"The film’s unfamiliar backdrop is captured vividly and intimately"

Read the Thessaloniki review on

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