RUS


The Golden Buttons (12+)

Russia, 2020, colour, 20 min.
Director: Alexey Evstigneev
The film, created from fragments of phrases, observations and faces, is an attempt to show the inner world of a cadet from the National Guard of Russia. We see both a boy with the first machine gun in his hands and an adult soldier at the protest.

Alexey Evstigneev

Alexey Evstigneev

was born and raised in Shatura. Since 2015, he’s been a student of Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK, workshop of V. Lisakovich and A. Gelein). His student films Not Far Away and The Golden Buttons are prize-winners and participants of Russian and international festivals. Recently, Alexey has been working on an animated documentary called Father’s Letters.

FILMOGRAPHY

My Beloved, 2017; Not Far Away, 2017; The Golden Buttons, 2020; 18 Years To Moscow, 2021.
Russia, 2020, colour, 20 min.
Director: Alexey Evstigneev
The film, created from fragments of phrases, observations and faces, is an attempt to show the inner world of a cadet from the National Guard of Russia. We see both a boy with the first machine gun in his hands and an adult soldier at the protest.