Selb · April 21 - 24. 2022 45. GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Program

Batyr

Storyline

Dina’s son is seriously ill: he is running out of time. It is almost impossible to find such large sum of money in a short time for a lonely widow. Dina has to agree to the proposal of her boss, who offers to help Dina in exchange for sex. Only one night, but it will forever change Dina's life. She will save her son, but she will forever lose herself as a woman.

About the director

Ylena Lissassina was born in Almaat in 1982. In 2003 she graduated from the Kazakh National Academy of Arts. She worked as a second director on several films in Kazakhstan ("The Racketeer", "A Gift to Stalin", "The Lost One", "The Liquidator"). In 2010 she graduated from VGIK, workshop of Khotinenko V.

Credits

Director:
Yelena Lıssassına
Script:
Yelena Shtern, Laura Sapa, Yelena Lıssassına
Camera:
Maksim Zadarnovsky
Editor:
Adi lMerekenov
Sound:
Nikita Fomin
Music:
Aleksandr Shevchenko
Producer:
Laura Sapa
Cast:
Zhanel Segazina, Kuandyk Kystykbayev, Chingiz Kapin, Rayan Romani
Contact:
Aigerim Ramazanova
E-mail:
ramazan.work@gmail.com
  • Kazakhstan
  • OmeU (Kazakh)
  • 2020
  • 20 minutes

Q&A

Short films – Block #2