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THE LAKE

Daria Blokhina | Russia 2016 | 30 Min. | OmeU

Tuesday, 08.05.2018, 6 pm tickets
De France | Saal 1

AUSTRIAN PREMIERE

This film is nominated for the International Shorts Award (ISA).

Screened together with Talk to my Son and Bolingo.

 

In the austere landscape of Northern Russia there is a huge lake, which took the life of a son. The Filippovs, a middle-aged married couple who live with and from this beautiful, yet dangerous nature, are the parents left behind. Their life, far away from the civilization, is not only beautifully portrayed by the filmmaker but by the couple itself. The mother and sometimes, on request of his wife, the father, take photos of their tedious everyday reality and share their stories of their son.

Biography

Blokhina Daria Alekseevna 2002 - 2005 – Saint- Petersburg literature gymnasium 2010 - 2015 - Saint-Petersburg state institute of film & television, Workshop Chirov A.V. Vasiliev V.A. «The Lake» - graduation project.

Awards

  • International student film festival «PiterKit» - Grand-prix of the festival; Award for Best Cinematography (2016, Russia, Saint-Petersburg)
  • Fresco International Film Festival - The best message of Patriotism (2017, Armenia, Erevan)
  • International Festival of Student Films in Pisek – Award for best documentary film (2017, Czech Republic)
  • VGIK International student film festival – award for best documentary film (2017, Russia, Moscow)
  • Festival Jula – award for best cinematography, award for best music (2017, Germany, Munich)

Screenings

  • International student film festival «PiterKit» (2016, Russia, Saint-Petersburg)
  • Fresco International Film Festival (2017, Armenia, Erevan)
  • International Festival of Student Films in Pisek (2017, Czech Republic)
  • VGIK International student film festival (2017, Russia, Moscow)
  • Festival Jula (2017, Germany, Munich)
  • 57 Krakowsky Festival Filmov –(2017, Poland, Krakow)
  • Tromsø Film Festival – (2017, Norway, Tromsø)
  • Camerimage – (2017, Poland, Bydgoszcz)
  • Montefeltro Film Festival – (2017, Italy, Pennabilly)