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In Search Of Happiness (6+)

Russia, 2015, colour, 70 min.
Director: Dmitry Sidorov
Exotic wilderness, foothills of the Caucasus. Architect Alexander and artist Marina with their young son Ilya settled here almost 30 years ago. They left the big city in search of peace, solitude and freedom. Ilya grew up in the forest and in the mountains. Now he has the Internet – the only source of communication with the outside world. The relationship between the heroes, externally built on love and attention, internally is full of Chekhov's drama... The film raises the acute social problem of the so-called “downshifting” – a departure from civilization and living as hermits.

AWARDS

XXV International Film Festival "Message to Man" – Special Prize named after the classic of St. Petersburg documentary films Pavel Kogan.

Dmitry Sidorov

Dmitry Sidorov

graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of St. Petersburg State University (1984), the Higher School of Arts in Karlsruhe (Germany), then taught at Saint Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television. He died in 2016.

FILMOGRAPHY

Will Be, 1989; Advenientes, 1990; Clone, 1991; Novgorod Icon, 1992; Zoo, 1993; Serov Brothers, 1994; American, 1994, Annual Play Premiere, 1995; Optimists, 1996; Biological History, 1997; Anxiety, 2000; Metamorphoses, 2001; The Gazes – a Phenomenology, 2002; NN Airport Hawks, 2003; The History of Russian Communication in Persons, 2005; Natalia Bekhtereva, 2011; In Search of Happiness, 2015.
Russia, 2015, colour, 70 min.
Director: Dmitry Sidorov
Exotic wilderness, foothills of the Caucasus. Architect Alexander and artist Marina with their young son Ilya settled here almost 30 years ago. They left the big city in search of peace, solitude and freedom. Ilya grew up in the forest and in the mountains. Now he has the Internet – the only source of communication with the outside world. The relationship between the heroes, externally built on love and attention, internally is full of Chekhov's drama... The film raises the acute social problem of the so-called “downshifting” – a departure from civilization and living as hermits.

AWARDS

XXV International Film Festival "Message to Man" – Special Prize named after the classic of St. Petersburg documentary films Pavel Kogan.