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Nikolay_4 VOLKOV
Николай_4 ВОЛКОВ
Nikolaï_4 VOLKOV
Russia, 2008, 52 mn 
Colour, documentary

Polar Explorer

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Directed by : Nikolay_4 VOLKOV (Николай_4 ВОЛКОВ)
Writing credits : Vladimir TRUGATSKIY (Владимир СТРУГАЦКИЙ)
Cinematography : Nikolay_4 VOLKOV (Николай_4 ВОЛКОВ)
Production : St Petersburg Documentary Film Studio,

Awards :
Special Jury prize Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2010

Plot synopsis
Tomash Petrovsky is a polar explorer, fascinated by the raw and brutal nature of the Arctic. His mother, an elderly woman, cannot understand his interest. When she was young, Soviet citizens were sent to places like that as punishment. polar explorer is a delicately constructed documentary that focuses on the unbelievably stoic determination of Petrovsky and his crew in the face of the dangers of the Arctic.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2011
- International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2011
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2010
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Kyiv International Film Festival, Kiev (Ukraine), 2010

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