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Minsk (2022)

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Feature film | Drama | Thriller Duration 81:00


Pavel and Julia, a young couple living in Minsk suburbs. They recently got married, got a mortgage for an apartment, and now are planning to have a baby. After sex, laying in bed in their cozy apartment, they discuss their coming future, recall how they met each other, joke and have fun. Couple goes out at night, to check Pavel’s ex-wife’s, Tanya’s car. During the walk, they end up in the middle of protests of the civilian population, which came out against the unfair presidential elections. Tanya, participates in these protests. Pavel tries to contact her, but her phone is ...

Director: Boris Guts

Keywords: humiliation | taking advantage of one's position | telling an anecdote | architect | love | jealousy | car mechanic | car repair shop | car ride | brutality | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Leo Films
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Genre Drama, Thriller
Text / Dialogue Russian
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 81:00


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Julia Aug - Irina | Evgeniy Koryakovskiy - Mayor | Oleg Gaas - Sadist | Mikhail Shiriaev - Policeman | Aleksander Zhilenko - Fanatic | Aleksey Domowoy - Brother of fanatic | Artyom Gareev - Omon | Philipp Mogilnitskiy | Ivan Mulin

First releases

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  • in cinema: 02.05.2022, official premiere, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 06.05.2022, all over Estonia, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, FilmFestival Cottbus (Germany), 2022, Ecumenical Jury Prize; FIPRESCI Prize
  • Participation, PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2022

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm