THE THIRST

ZHAZHDA

By Dmitri TIURIN

REFLEXION FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2013

Kostya is a young guy whose face is burnt with the fire of the Chechen war. He lives alone, hangs around with his army friends and draws monsters, strange creatures. He is permanently tortured with thirst – the desire to live a normal life, to love and to be loved.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN
    • Duration
    • 102 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dmitri TIURIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Yuri SAPRONOV (Russian World Studios)
    • Synopsis
    • We can't see his face – just the POV behind the black hood. Kostya is a young guy whose face is burnt with the fire of the Chechen war. He lives alone, hangs around with his army friends and draws monsters, strange creatures. He is permanently tortured with thirst – the desire to live a normal life, to love and to be loved. Once a girl nextdoor asks him for help – her little son has a rare disease and cannot sleep. He tells one of the stories from his childhood, and the child peacefully falls asleep. From now on he comes to put the boy to bed every night, and his lonely life begins to change.
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