2014, Russia, 95 minutes, 16+
about the film
  • Director
    Alexander Kott
  • Production
  • Producers
    Sergei Kozlov
    Anna Kagarlitskaya
  • General producer
    Igor Tolstunov
  • Cast
    Elena An
    Danila Rassomakhin
    Karim Pakachanov
    Nariman Bekbulatov-Areshev
August, 1953. The Muscovite Maxim Smirnov, an assistant cameraman, travels to Semipalatinsk as part of a fi lm crew with a secret mission. Here, in the open spaces of the Kazakh steppe, he encounters his fi rst love, the young Dinara. The young people do not know that very soon they will be at the epicentre of events which will forever change not only their lives, but also those of mankind. Here, in Semipalatinsk, in this hot summer, the test of the fi rst hydrogen bomb will take place…