Where Are We Headed?Ruslan Fedotov

A special road movie shot entirely in the Moscow metro and filmed over an entire year. A documentary film that observes cultural and social issues in contemporary Russia in an original way. The often richly decorated metro stations are the perfect backdrop for the theater of everyday life, with the most diverse characters and its big and small dramas.

As in any big city, the underground halls of the Moscow metro are a world unto themselves, a no-man's-land without daylight in which everyone is on the move. A musician dressed as Santa Claus talks to a passenger about Dostoevsky, the universe and the Russian soul; revelers sing loudly, a salesman tries in vain to sell his balloons. The sounds of the arriving and departing trains form the background of a continuous tragicomic performance, with colorful metro passengers as miniatures of society. Where We Headed won the Best Debut Award at IDFA.



Portret Society

Vertoond op editie(s) 2022
Screened at edition(s) 2022

Filminfo

Directed by Ruslan Fedotov
Belarus, Russia
2021 63 min.
Russian
Subtitles: English


Programme

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credits
Director

Ruslan Fedotov

Production company

Pinery

Cinematography

Ruslan Fedotov

Editing

Liza Kozlova, Ruslan Fedotov

Music

Burago

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