Captain Fyodor Volkonogov, a well-respected and obedient USSR law enforcer, witnesses his peers being suspiciously questioned. Sensing his turn is approaching, he escapes and is soon on the run, hunted by his former colleagues. Vulnerable and hopeless, Fyodor comes to realize what he had been part of, and that repentance is the only way for him to escape the eternal torment of Hell. But time is running out and the manhunt is closing in on him...
CAST & CREW
Valeriy Fedorovich, Evgeniy Nikishov, Aleksandr Plotnikov
Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov, Mart Taniel
Director of Photography
François Gedigier, Mukharam Kabulova
Yuriy Borisov, Timofey Tribuntsev, Nikita Kukushkin, Aleksandr Yatsenko, Natalya Kudryashova
Place Of Power, Look film, Homeless Bob Production, KinoVista
Born 1979. Natasha Merkulova graduated from the Higher Courses of Screenplay Writers and Directors, a winner of the Special Jury Prize on Kinoshok FF for Traumatism (2008). The director of Daughter (2009), short feature film that participated in Cannes IFF The New Russians program. Her short films were chosen for the official programs of different IFF’s, such as CUFF, Dance for Screen, NY, Loikka Dance IFF, Helsinki, Vancouver IFF.
Traumatism (short, 2008), Daughter (2009), Substance: Jam (short, 2012), Substance: Moloko (short, 2012), Intimate Parts (2013), Rodchenko Stairs (short, 2015), Sisters (short, 2016), About Love. for Adults Only (2017), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), Captain Volkogonov Escaped (2021).
Born 1973. Alexey Chupov is the author of the first Russian internet sit-coms In Contact with the Classmates and All the Truth about Eve. He is also the writer of TV-series for Russian federal channels and the author of historical documentaries for Russia –1 Channel.
Intimate Parts (2013), About Love. for Adults Only (2017), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), Captain Volkonogov Escaped (2021).