Ivan GOLOVNYOV
Иван ГОЛОВНЕВ
Ivan GOLOVNIOV
Russia, 2015, 26mn 
documentary
Strana Udehe
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Страна Удэхэ

 

 Land of Udehe

 Le Pays des Oudéguéïs

 
Directed by : Ivan GOLOVNYOV (Иван ГОЛОВНЕВ)
Writing credits : Ivan GOLOVNYOV (Иван ГОЛОВНЕВ)
Cinematography : Maksim DROZDOV (Максим ДРОЗДОВ)
Sound : Vladimir PERSOV (Владимир ПЕРСОВ)
Produced by : Vladimir GOLOVNYOV (Владимир ГОЛОВНЕВ)
Companies : Кинокомпания "Игра" / Société cinématographique "Igra"
 

Plot synopsis
For Kelundzig hunters the very life starts in September-October, when in their boats tightly packed with supplies they sail to the upper Samarga to their winter huts where they live three-four months hunting fur. The inhabitants of the “Land of Udehe” lived just the same hundred years ago, when Vladimir Arsenyevwasin his expeditionhere and Aleksandr Litvinov shot his ethnographic film"Forest people". They still survive in a narrowing circle of timber industry. “All Udegei people are animists. They see life in everything. There is no death for them”, - wrote ethnographer Vladimir Arsenyev in his “Land of Udehe”.
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Selected in the following festivals :
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2016
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 2016
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2016
- Baikal Festival : People and Environment, Irkutsk (Russia), 2016
- International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2016