DOCTOR LIZA
Russia, 2020, 16+
about the film
  • Director
    Oksana Karas
  • Production
    KIT Film Studio with support of the Ministry of Culture of the RF
  • Producers
    Rafael Minasbekyan
    Dzhanik Faiziev
    Alexander Bondarev
    Timur Wainshtein
    Alexei Zemsky
    Vadim Ostrovsky
    Ravil Salikhov
  • Cast
    Chulpan Khamatova
    Andrei Burkovsky
    Konstantin Khabensky
    Andrzej Chyra
    Yevgeni Pisarev
    Alexei Agranovich
    Timofei Tribuntsev
    Yelena Koreneva
    Yulia Aug
    Tatiana Dogileva
    Alexei Vertkov
The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together. The closest friends are invited for dinner, the sons have arrived. Of course, Liza has freed up this day for her family. There’s just a trifle: to stop by the Fund and see the weekly patients at the Paveletsky Station. But the days of Doctor Liza are always full of surprises… In a hospital in a Moscow suburb a five-year-old girl is dying. The duty doctor has to discharge Eva. Due to medical formalities the child, who suffers from cancer, is left without painkillers. In utter despair, the girl’s father turns to Liza for help. When Liza cannot find a way to help the child within the system, she decides on a desperate act…