Frankfurt am Main |
14 – 22 October 2023
Minsk, August 2020. Pavel and Julia, a young couple go out at night and end up in the middle of protests, faced armed police, violence and tortures. During 1,5 hours, their life changes completely. Based on real events, happened in Minsk, August 2020. Single-take film.
Mon, 16 October 2023,
Daria Likhacheva (Cinematographer)
Antti Mass (Sound)
Anastasia Shemyakina (Leading Actress - Julia)
Aleksey Maslodudov (Leading Actor - Pavel)
Boris Guts, director and screenwriter from Russia with Belarusian roots. From an early age he worked as a journalist on TV. At the age of 30 he entered and graduated from the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors in Moscow (VGIK). Since that, he has directed four full-length films, including "Minsk". "Minsk" is based on the real events that happened in Belarus in summer 2020, victims of which became civilians, including Boris's friends and relatives.