Liubov BORISOVA
Любовь БОРИСОВА
Lioubov BORISSOVA
Russia (Yakutia), 2019, 108mn 
fiction
The Sun above me never sets
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Надо мною солнце не садится

 

 Le Soleil ne se couche jamais au-dessus de ma tête

 Nado mnoyu solntse ne saditsia

 
Directed by : Liubov BORISOVA (Любовь БОРИСОВА)
 
Cast
Stepan PETROV (Степан ПЕТРОВ) ...Baybal
Ivan KONSTANTINOV (Иван КОНСТАНТИНОВ)
Anatoli KIRILLIN (Анатолий КИРИЛЛИН)
Yelena MARKOVA (Елена МАРКОВА)
 
Production : Sakhafilm / Сахафильм
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
Having quarreled with his father Altan goes to work in the North. He will have to spend a month alone on a deserted island. But soon a neighbor appears. He is old Baibal who has come to the island to spend the last days of his life there. He asks Altan to bury him next to his wife. But the guy finds out that long ago the old man’s daughter went missing. He talks the old man into publishing an entertainment blog to find his daughter and put of the man’s death. Every day Altan does his best to stimulate the old man to live another beautiful day.
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Liubov’ Borisova : The Sun Above Me Never Sets (Min urduber kyun khahan da kiirbet, Sakha, 2019), Katherine BOWERS, Kinokultura, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Prague International Film Festival : Febiofest, Prague (Czech Republic), 2020
- Festival Russian kino 'Moscow Premier Screenings', Moscow (Russia), 2020
- Shangai International Film Festival, Shangai (China), 2019
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2019
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2019
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2019
- Baikal Festival : People and Environment, Irkutsk (Russia), 2019

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