Dmitry DAVYDOV
Дмитрий ДАВЫДОВ
Dmitri DAVYDOV
Russia, 2019, 115mn 
fiction
Niet boga kromie menia
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Нет бога кроме меня

 

 There is no God but me

 Le Seul Dieu c'est moi

 
Directed by : Dmitry DAVYDOV (Дмитрий ДАВЫДОВ)
Writing credits : Dmitry DAVYDOV (Дмитрий ДАВЫДОВ)
 
Cast
Pyotr SADOVNIKOV (Пётр САДОВНИКОВ)
Zoya BAGYNANOVA (Зоя БАГЫНАНОВА)
 
Cinematography : Ivan SEMYONOV (Иван СЕМЕНОВ)
Music : Sergey YARMONOV (Сергей ЯРМОНОВ)
Produced by : Sardana SAVVINA (Сардана САВВИНА), Semyon SHIMIGIN (Семён ШИМИГИН)
 

Awards :
Special Jury prize Pyotr SADOVNIKOV , Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2019

Note :
A film that both warms and breaks your heart, set in the ice-cold Russian region Yakutia. With a signature style, amateur actors and great sensitivity, Davydov depicts the relationship between an adult son and his mother, who suffers from Alzheimer.

Plot synopsis
Ruslan, age 40, lives with his mother Maria in a settlement in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Their life is becoming all the more challenging as Maria's Alzheimer disease progresses. One day Ruslan is called back from work because his mother is threatening the neighbors with a shotgun. The dilemmas pile up. How to best care for his mother? How much should he be willing to sacrifice of his own life, love and family, to keep Maria safe ? https://www.tiff.no/en/film/88145a5e-3514-4530-abae-fbd3f4d3dced
 

commentaries
Dmitrii Davydov: No God Except Me (Net boga krome menia, 2019), Sergei ANASHKIN, kinokultura.com, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Tromso International Film Festival : TIFF, Tromso (Norway), 2021
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2020
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2019

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