By Alexey GERMAN JR.


Drama - Development 2007

    • Year of production
    • 2007
    • Genres
    • Drama
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    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alexey GERMAN JR.
    • Producer(s)
    • Artem VASSILIEV (Phenomen Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Year 1961. Kazakh steppe host the first Soviet space center, cosmodrome. It is being constructed near Kazakh aul that has been there for the last two thousand years unchanged. And it is where gammy Vera lives with the only keen desire to be where her loved one is. He is Daniil Pokrovsky, the doctor, one of the team that works with the first squad of the Soviet cosmonauts. They are ordinary pilots who are distinguished by short height and sound health. They are called laikas by the military in the name of the husky dogs that were sent to space before them. Short time passing some of the pilots will rise and stand in steel and concrete monuments, others will sink into oblivion. Nina, wife of Daniil is coming to the launching facility. The two women get to know each other but don’t leave Daniil. They go on existing as a family of three. Nina and Vera feel the same for the man and keep struggling for him when the doctor gradually goes crazy with the understanding that the cosmonauts are likely to die. For they are kamikadzes.
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