THE SON

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By Arseny GONCHUKOV

PRODUCTION CENTER "ART-LEADER" - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR / PROD

Drama - Completed 2014

"Love, without the ability to forgive, it becomes a curse"
"The Son" is a parable, a dream. The film is based upon a simple story about complicated relationships between a son and his parents and, what is more important, with himself. The relationships with tragic outcome.

Festivals
& Awards

22st Russian Film Festival "Window to Europe" 2014
Winner of the "Best Feature Film"
The World Film Festival, Montreal 2014
Official Selection
XXIII Open Film Festival "Kinoshock", Anapa 2014
Best Actor (Alexey Chernykh)
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Arseny GONCHUKOV
    • Writer(s)
    • Arseny GONCHUKOV
    • Producer(s)
    • Arseny GONCHUKOV, Sofia MADYAROVA (Camas Films), Vladimir BUZOV (Production Center "Art-Leader")
    • Synopsis
    • Andrey lives with his sick mother, suffering from a serious disease, schizophrenia. Close relatives are tired of dealing with the disease: his father cut loose from his family long time ago, now he has another family; his sister also left home and for several years no one has heard from her. Only Andrey does not give up - day after day he fosters his sick mother, saves money and compiles documents to take her to Germany for treatment. But the fate is merciless to the main character - his mom dies the day before the departure... Andrey`s world turned upside down ... He hits the road to talk to his sister, to look into his father’s eyes, to understand himself...
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Mar 01, 2013
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