Late night a woman-emigrant from Uzbekistan was on her way home to her sick child, when the police detained her. She could not explain the purpose of the medicine ampoules that she was carrying due to the language barrier. As a result, the woman ended up in a police station.
Born and raised in Uzbekistan in 1987, Michael goes on to study at VGIK in Moscow. In YA NORMALNIY, screened during the 57 th edition of La Semaine de la Critique, he tackles recurring themes found throughout his work: idle youth, violence and yearning for broader horizons.