THE WHALER BOY

Китобой

  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.

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

VENICE DAYS 2020 - IN COMPETITION

17th Venice Days' Director's Award

THESSALONIKI 2020 - OPENING FILM

PINGYAO FF - BEST FILM

REYKJAVIK IFF 2020

 

KINOTAVR 2020 - Best Director

LES ARCS FILM FEST 2020 - Grand Jury Award

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"

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