1986

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    1986

    Directed by

    Germany, Belarus

    2019

    77 min

    • Russian

    Drama

    Elena is a student in Minsk, Belarus. She has a passionate but increasingly difficult relationship with her boyfriend Victor. When her father is arrested, she has to continue his illegal business. In order to make deals for him, she repeatedly has to drive into the 'forbidden zone' of Chernobyl. She finds herself attracted by the zone's deceptive beauty - but her life seems more and more contaminated by a destructive force.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Aleksey Filimonov
     Khelga Filippova
     Vitaliy Kotovitskiy
    Aleksey Kravchenko
     Daria Mureeva
     Evgeniy Sangadzhiev
     Vyacheslav Shakalido
    Screenplay
    Lothar Herzog
    Cinematography
    Philipp Baben der Erde
    Editing
    Lothar Herzog
    Stefanie Kosik
    Music
    Fabian Saul
    Rafael Triebel
    Production
    ROHFILM PRODUCTIONS
    Sales
    DFFB
    Lothar Herzog

    Lothar Herzog

    Germany

    Lothar Herzog, born in Freiburg, Germany, grew up in Paris. He studied Applied Cultural Studies in Hildesheim. He worked on theatre productions and produced video installations. Then he studied Film Studies’ in San Francisco, and Film Directing at the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin. His short films were shown at numerous international film festivals, among others in Cannes and at the Berlinale. 1986 (2019) is his first feature film.