with support from the
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
and the Russian Art Fund RuArts
The film’s action unfolds on the northern seafront in a small town on the
edge of the world; here, in one of the bays of the Barents Sea, the whales
sometimes come in from the Arctic Sea.
Man, just like the State, is complex. Quite often what appears white is actually black, and the other way round.
The creator, pointing Job at Leviathan, said he should see in this mythical
creature not a monster, but a miracle, and not be afraid and try to destroy
it in horror, but to admire it, see its beauty, and not grumble in vain.
The essence of the story is not to paint some things white and others dark;
we want to talk about their coexistence, and how they merge into one