Rodion ISMAILOV
Родион ИСМАИЛОВ
Rodion ISMAILOV
Russia, 2017, 80mn 
documentary
Third-class travel
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Плацкарт

 

 Voyage en troisième classe

 Platskart

 
Directed by : Rodion ISMAILOV (Родион ИСМАИЛОВ)
Cinematography : Mikhail GOROBCHUK (Михаил ГОРОБЧУК)
 

Plot synopsis
A documentary film which recounts the lives of passengers travelling on the longest railway route in the world. The director tells the stories and fortunes of ordinary Russians met by chance on the Moscow-Vladivostok train. The endless journey is a metaphor of the country in perpetual motion, while the passengers' stories form a social portrait of contemporary Russian society.
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Selected in the following festivals :
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2019
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2018
- Festival international Jean Rouch, Paris (France), 2017
- DOKer. Moscow International Documentary Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2017
- International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2017