Denis SHABAEV
Денис ШАБАЕВ
Denis CHABAEV
Russia, 2015, 70mn 
documentary
Not my job
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Чужая работа

 

 Le Travail d'un autre

 Chujaya rabota

 
Directed by : Denis SHABAEV (Денис ШАБАЕВ)
Writing credits : Denis SHABAEV (Денис ШАБАЕВ)
Cinematography : Denis SHABAEV (Денис ШАБАЕВ)
Produced by : Marina RAZBEZHKINA (Марина РАЗБЕЖКИНА)
Production : School of Cinema and Documentary Theater of Marina Razbejkina et Mikhail Ugarov
 

Awards :
Best first film Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2016
Guilde of Russian Director Prize Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2016

Plot synopsis
The film's protagonist, the gastarbeiter Farrukh, lives in a little shack in the surburbs of Moscow together with his family: father, mother, and brothers; he has to accept any job that brings in even the smallest amount of money. But that's not why he came here from Tajikistan, leaving behind his wife and small children. He wants to become a great actor… Yet Farrukh is trapped in a circle of mutually exclusive circumstances: his dream of the big screen, his position as an illegal migrant worker, and the traditional foundation of a Muslim family, which demands the observance of the laws of the Koran. At some point Farrukh has to make a choice...
kinotavr.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
«Чужая работа». «Хотелось, чтобы в фильме было ..., Алексей АРТАМОНОВ, Interview, seance.ru, 2015
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival of Central and Eastern Film , Wiesbaden (Germany), 2016
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2016
- International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2016
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2016
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2016
- Nyon International Documentary Film Festival "Visions du réel", Nyon (Switzerland), 2016