30.09. - 09.10.2021

How Viktor “the Garlic” took Alexey “the Stud” to the nursing home Russia 2017 | 90 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Alexander Hant

ALEXANDER HANT (*1985) studied film in Moscow and after his shorts At the Opera (2011) and Dinner (2012) now presents his debut feature. At this year's festival in Karlovy Vary, he won the Grand Prize in the section »East of the West«.

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Victor lives with a woman he doesn't love and has a child that wasn't planned. When his father suddenly turns up after years away – fresh out of jail and seriously ill – Viktor finally sees the chance of leaving his unloved family. The plan is to take the old man to a far-off nursing home and then take over his flat. But the journey turns into a bizarre road trip as the father starts feeling a lot better than his son would like. A wild road movie, rich in twists and quirky characters.
Original title: How Viktor “the Garlic” took Alexey “the Stud” to the nursing home
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Russian
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Alexander Hant
Screenplay: Alexey Borodachev
Cast: Yevgeny Tkachuk, Alexey Serebryakov, Andrey Smirnov, Alina Nasibullina, Olga Oblasova
Producer: Fedor Popov
Director of Photography: Daniil Fomichev
Production Design: Asya Davidova
Editor: Natalia Shmidt
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Ltd "VGIK-Debut"
Contact: Lala Rustamova, Ltd "VGIK-Debut":


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