Vyacheslav DUBROVIN
Viatcheslav DOUBROVINE
Russia, 2008, 32mn 
Colour, documentary
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Directed by : Vyacheslav DUBROVIN (Вячеслав ДУБРОВИН)
Cinematography : Anton ZENKOVICH (Антон ЗЕНКОВИЧ)
Production : VGIK, Fund for Ethnographic Studies
format : Video

Awards :
Best work of the cameraman in a video film, 28th VGIK IFF

Plot synopsis
The protagonist of the film is an icon painter from the Pskovo-Pechersky male monastery. His name is Father Abel. He was born in the USSR, studied at a usual Soviet school, then at an Institute and suddenly became a monk. Why did he take such a difficult decision? Trying to answer this question, Abel unveils his whole life.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2009