Grigori KOLOMIYTSEV
Григорий КОЛОМИЙЦЕВ
Grigori KOLOMIÏTSEV
Russia, 2019, 95mn 
fiction
Chupacabra
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Чупакабра

 

 Chupacabra

 Tchoupakabra

 
Directed by : Grigori KOLOMIYTSEV (Григорий КОЛОМИЙЦЕВ)
Writing credits : Serafima GOLOVCHENKO (Серафима ГОЛОВЧЕНКО)
 
Cast
Platon KUZMICH (Платон КУЗМИЧ)
Tatyana KNYAZEVA (Татьяна КНЯЗЕВА )
Karina ALEXANDROVA (Карина АЛЕКСАНДРОВА)
Said GAMZATOV (Саид ГАМЗАТОВ)
Seraphin CHERKINSKY (Серафим ЧЕРКИНСКИЙ)
Oleg YAGODIN (Олег ЯГОДИН)
 
Cinematography : Aleksey VENZOV (Алексей ВЕНЗОС)
Production design : Aleksandra NIKIFOROVA (Александра НИКИФОРОВА)
Produced by : Fyodor POPOV (Федор ПОПОВ)
Companies : ПЦ "ВГИК-Дебют", Министерство культуры Российской Федерации (поддержка) / "VGIK-Debut" avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture de la Fédération de Russie
 
Site : rg.ru

Plot synopsis
Nine years old Andrey lives on the outskirt of a small village near the White Sea. Nervous, tired of poverty and fatherlessness mother keeps Andrey in constant tension and beats him. She threatens to send son to the orphanage at the slightest misconduct from the his side. Once Andrey finds a dead dog on the seashore in a storm - he decides that it is a mystical beast Chupacabra, a goat vampire, which will save his mother from ills and help them to reunite. Andrey heard on TV that whom Chupacabra bites at the full moon will become Chupacabra himself. Andrey scratches his hand the dead fang.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- San Sebastian International Film Festival, San Sebastian (Spain), 2020