Natasha, 36, awaits a court verdict that is to decide whether for the next eight years she is to stay under police observation. Persons like her are called repeat offenders: She committed a new crime, even though she had been released on parole. “Lost trust” — this legal formula has become the real punishment for the main character.
The dreams of street dancer Anton to win over the dance world are crushed when an accidental injury plunges him into a world of silence. Having lost his ability to hear, Anton loses his reason to live as well. But it is exactly at this difficult time that he meets his true love and finds his vocation. His passion for dancing cannot be erased and deafness does not defy him.
When he was born, an actor called Myshkin was given the heroic name of Yermak, and that is where all his resemblance to the famous Cossack warlord ends. In reality, this is a modest and self-conscious man who resigned to his fate of being a stage director of school performances. But destiny gives Myshkin an opportunity to prove he is worthy of his big name.
Russian tourist goes to the Monastery of Temptation in Israel to find an elder called Amun. His search leads him to the Judaean desert. Thirst and scalding sun bring the traveler to complete exhaustion but his son’s life is at stake and there’s no way back. Even though the protagonist does not believe in miracles he completes his journey and receives salvation.
Fedya is 20 years old. He loves movies, Zhenya and the small provincial ‘Motherland’ movie theatre that he has managed to revive. When the local authorities decide to turn ‘Motherland’ into a shopping mall, there is only one thing he can do: make a successful film with a top celebrity and pay off the crooked officials. No funds to pay top dollar?
Self-portrait. In 1998 our family came under armed attack. We were able to escape and we fled Grozny. We have been silent about it since.
Nikolay Kochegarov is the only resident living in the village Pashki. His house stands in the middle of the field and it is the only one left in the village. He has spent his life serving sentences for theft, for killing his wife. He had a son who spent his life drinking a lot and robbing houses. Once the son attacked him, while defending himself father killed his son.