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The Postman's White Nights

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Original title
Belye nochi pochtalona Alekseya Tryapitsyna (The Postman's White Nights)
Year
Running time
100 min.
Country
Russia Russia
Director
Screenwriter
Elena Kiseleva, Andrey Konchalovskiy
Music
Eduard Artemev
Cinematography
Aleksandr Simonov
Cast
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Producer
Production Center Of Andrei Konchalovsky
Genre
Drama
Synopsis / Plot
The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became the only connection with the outside world. A reserved community has been set up here. Despite the modern technologies and a spaceport nearby the people of the village live the way they would in the Neolithic Era. There is neither government nor social services or jobs. The postman's beloved woman escapes the village life and moves to the city. Postman's outboard engine gets stolen and he can no longer deliver mail. His normal pattern of life is disrupted. The postman makes a decision to leave for the city too but returns before long with no certain reason.
Awards
2014: Venice Film Festival: Silver Lion - Best Director
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