Sergei Lepikhin

was born on in 1955 in the Perm Region. In 1988 he graduated from VGIK, a workshop of fiction films, received a diploma with honors in the specialty “Cinema and television director of photography”. Since 1991, a member of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia.


SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY: Banka, 1985; Little Ostrich Young, 1987; Zebra-I, 1993; About Olya in Captivity, 1993; Zebra-II, 1994; Mission “Interception”, 1995; Thus Assigned by Fate…, 1997; Kryak, 2000; The Story Just Begins, 2001; Permshchik Robert Belov, Permshchina, 2008; Tracing the Great Inventor, 2009; Barge Haulers on the Kama, 2013; Ivan Semyonov Passion, 2013; Stephen of Perm by Fire and Word, 2015; Under the Canopy of Heaven, 2019.


Russia, 2019, colour, 65 min.
Director: Sergei Lepikhin
Would you want to change your life once and for all? Surely, yes. But everything was holding you back. However, the family of circus artists with a beautiful surname Groll did it. They realized their dream: to live in the village in a beautiful place, far from civilization. They were looking for a place for their new life all over the world, and they found it in Russia. Did they find what they were looking for?