THE SEAGULL

ЧАЙКА

By Elizaveta STISHOVA

TRIKITA ENTERTAINMENT - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2012


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& Awards

Golden Apricot - Yerevan IFF 2013
sleepwalkers 2013
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA, KYRGYZSTAN
    • Languages
    • KYRGYZ, RUSSIAN
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 30 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Elizaveta STISHOVA
    • Writer(s)
    • Alisa KHMELNITSKAYA
    • Producer(s)
    • Maria AVAKOVA (Sleepwell Pictures), Natalia DEMIDOVA (Sleepwell Pictures), Sadyk SHER-NIAZ (AITYSH FILM)
    • Synopsis
    • Huge as an ocean Kyrgyzstan's lake Issyk Kull. From all sides it is
      closed by mountains. On the north side of it there is a lonely one floor
      school with white walls. The teacher of Russian language Talip doesn't
      work here anymore, he was retired. But, is it possible for Russian literature to retire? – Talip thinks. And the seagulls that fly above
      the Issyk Kul lake, aren't they like Chekhov's seagulls? Talip
      convinces pupils in the school to make a performance «Seagull» by
      Chekhov in Russian language. But it seems like nobody except for big
      Issyk Kul lake, that of course formed the scenography of the
      performance doesn't want to interact with him. Old outcast, fan of
      Russian culture, lonely and angry , poor and full with energy he will
      fight for his idea even if it will cost him his life.
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