Artem Tkachenko, Konstantin Khabensky, Pyotr Mironov
Аrchil Gelovani, Levan Korinteli, Guka Rcheulishvili
Criminal drama, 123 min, Remka Film, Georgia, 2007
оriginal title RUSSKIY TRUGOLNIK language Russian
A big Russian city- not necessarily Moscow, but the kind that is bustling with all types of life including criminal so the police are not without business. A young agent by the name of Nikolay, whose ancestors on his mother’s side are Georgian, walks into the department which is busy with the investigation of a murder committed by a mysterious blind killer. His intuition leads him to a group of people whose destiny was broken by the Chechenian War. This peaceful town finds its sinister inside, and Nikolay’s noble impulses runs into the cruel and corrupt reality.
This is the war which demands newer and newer victims.
festivals & awards
10 Festival selections, among them; Moscow (Competition) – Jury Award; Montreal, Copenhagen, Haifa, Cottbus, Palm Springs, Belgrade, Clevelend