THE WHALER BOY
BY PHILIPP YURYEV
Russia, Poland, Belgium | Drama | 93' | 2020
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.
Written & Directed by Philipp Yuryev
Starring Vladimir Onokhov
Produced by ROCK FILMS, MAN'S FILM
PRODUCTION, ORKA FILM
VENICE DAYS 2020 - IN COMPETITION
17th Venice Days' Director's Award
THESSALONIKI 2020 - OPENING FILM
PINGYAO FF - BEST FILM
REYKJAVIK IFF 2020
"The film’s unfamiliar backdrop is captured vividly and intimately"
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