Виталий СУСЛИН
Russia, 2017, full length film 
Head. Two ears
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Голова. Два уха


 Une tête. Deux oreilles

 Golova. Dva uha

Directed by : Vitali SUSLIN (Виталий СУСЛИН)
Tatyana LASHINA (Татьяна ЛАШИНА)
Grigori KOKOTKIN (Григорий КОКОТКИН)
Produced by : Vitali SUSLIN (Виталий СУСЛИН)
Production : Виталий Суслин при поддержке киноконцерна «Мосфильм» / Vitali Sousline avec le soutien de la société Mosfilm

Awards :
Best Screenplay Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2017
Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics Diploma Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2017

Note :
25-year-old Ivan is living in a small, freezing cold and remote Russian village. He works as a cowhand and leads a rather routine and uneventful life. Then one day a stranger approaches him and offers him a job, and without any hesitation or questions, Ivan follows him to the promising, unknown city. The story is as simple as the narrative is straightforward and without much ado. HEAD. TWO EARS is a small and quiet film, addressing some of the biggest global and sociopolitical challenges of our time. Universal, existential questions are the essence of the film. What do you dream of and what are you willing to do to make your dreams come true? What is ultimately a “good life”?

Plot synopsis
In a snowed-under village lives the shepherd Ivan Sergeyevich. Every morning he cleans up the manure and feeds the cows. Day after day goes by in this way. One winter morning a stranger arrives in the village in an expensive car and offers Ivan Sergeyevich good work in the city. Ivan Sergeyevich agrees with pleasure. The stranger takes Ivan Sergeyevich away from the village to the city…

Selected in the following festivals :
- Film Festival Black Movie, Geneva (Switzerland), 2019
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2018
- FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema, Cottbus (Germany), 2017
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2017
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2017