2013, Russia, 90 min., 16+
about the film
  • Director
    Andrei Stempkovsky
  • Production
    White Mirror Film Company
  • Producer
    Sofiko Kiknavelidze
  • Cast
    Alexander Plaksin
    Daria Yekamasova
    Yevgeni Tkachuk
    Juris Laucins
Alexei lives in a small village in the Moscow area. His days pass with monotonous dialogues with his few friends and with work. Every day he goes to Moscow on his old motorcycle; there he works as delivery guy for pizzas. According to the doctors’ diagnosis, Alexei’s father is terminally ill. The only hope is an urgent and expensive operation in Germany. Trying to fi nd help from charities, Alexei is only offered a collection of money on an open account, but the required sum will be available only in a few years. However, suddenly he gets the opportunity to earn the money needed to save his father. But is he ready to commit a crime for the sake of this money? The price of the deed may be too great. Would it not exhaust the protagonist’s life?