The Doctor
The Doctor

The Doctor

Director Anna Goroyan

Production year 2014

Length 25min.

Country Russia


First Chechen war. Civilians flee from the city. Mikhail, a surgeon, is one of the few Russians who stayed in Grozny. Mikhail’s friend, Chechen, tries to convince him to go to his family. The doctor’s wife and daughter left the city after the war burst out. Mikhail decides to leave. But at night militants break into the doctor’s house with a wounded gunman. And early in the morning an SUV with federals pulls in.
The film is based on real events.


Anna Goroyan
Anna Goroyan



Anna Goroyan


Anna Goroyan

Director of Photography

Andrey DeBabov

Production designer

Rafael Khachaturyan

Music by

Evgeniy Zagot


Andrey Durishev


Boris Mnukhin


Kirill Kyaro, Aleksander Golubev, Arslan Murzabekov, Aleksander Khoshabaev

Anna Goroyan

Anna Goroyanլived inGrozny until the war broke out. Together with her family she moved to a small town in the Krasnodar Krai where they tried to start everything all over again. Movie The Doctor is a collective image from the memories of the family and relatives about the Chechen war. Before coming to VGIK she got two educations (Physical Mathematical and Linguistic) and tried a few professions.


The Ice Broke Up! (2013, doc.), The Doctor (2014, short).

FILMS 2015