- year : 2018
- country : Russia
- timing : 10:56'
- genre : fiction film
- producer : Ilya Sherstobitov
written by Ilya Sherstobitov, Lyudmila Maksimova
produced by Ilya Sherstobitov, Daniil Atunlese
DoP Gevorg Markosyan
sound by Anatoly Tyulikov
editor Gevorg Markosyan
production designer Evgenia Makeeva
cast: Evgenia Kazakova, Seva Galkin
production company: Х-soul production
N city, Crimea, present day. Seva and transsexual Jenya are lovers who have been secretly seeing each other for a long time. Seva is really serious and wants to get to know Dima - Jenya’s son.
Dima is a teenager, he does boxing and actively participates with his friends in fights and wrangles against those who are unlike them. After the night spent with Jenya, Seva goes outside to heat the car and meets Dima with his bullies. They suspect Seva in being a homosexual, and so hit him violently. The boys stop only after they hear Jenya screaming. Everybody, except Dima, scatters away. Some hours later in the police department Jenya takes the fall.
- International Queer Film Festival (2018, Portugal, Lisbon)
- Kaliningrad Short Film Festival (2018, Russia, Kaliningrad)
- Northern Wave Film Festival (2018, Iceland, Grundarfjörður)
- The Golden Unicorn Awards & Russian Film Week (2018, Great Britain, London)
- International Queer Film Festival Merlinka (2018, Serbia, Belgrade)
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Ilya Sherstobitov was born on 11.04.1976 in Moscow. Graduated from The Gerasimov Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) and Moscow Region State University. In 2016 graduated from Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors (VKSR) as a film director. 2012 - 2014 worked as CEO of Moscow School of New Cinema. At the present moment produces his own projects.
2018 - "It", short film
2017 - "Steps", short film \ debut