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Directed by Clément Cogitore

  • France, Finland 2017; 49 min
  • Original version: French
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award - San Sebastián IFF
    • Mention Spécial, Grand Prix (International Competition) - FID Marseille
    • Special Mention - Valdivia IFF
    • Prix de la meilleure musique originale (Sacem) - Clermont-Ferrand ISFF


In the middle of the Siberian taiga, 450 miles from the nearest village, live two families: the Braguines and the Kilines. Not a single road leads there. A long trip on the Ienissei River, first by boat, then by helicopter, is the only way to reach Braguino. Self-sufficient, both families live there according to their own rules and principles. In the middle of the village: a barrier. The two families refuse to speak. In the river sits an island, where another community is being built: that of the children. Free, unpredictable, wild. Stemming from the fear of the other, that of wild beasts, and the joy procured by the immensity of the forest, unravels a cruel tale in which tensions and fear give shape to the geography of an ancestral conflict.



    Cedric Bonin 

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