Egor is a fearless state forest guard in the Siberian Taiga. He is a good family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second child. But one day Egor finds out that he has cancer and only two months left to live. No traditional medicine or shamanic magic can save him. Finally, left with no other options, he takes a desperate attempt to trick death. Egor chooses to take the identity of a woman as a way of fighting the disease. His family and the local society now have to accept his new self.
CAST & CREW
Aleksey Chupov, Natalya Merkulova
Director of Photography
Alexander Fedenev, Vladimir Pryamov,Stas Krechkov
Evgeniy Tsyganov, Natalya Kudryashova, Yuriy Kuznetsov.
Pan-Atlantic Studio, Homeless Bob Production, Arizona Films, Non-Stop Productions
Natalya Merkulova is a Russian filmmaker. She is most famous for Intimate Parts (2013, codirected with Aleksey Chupov) that was a part of Kinotavr FF and won the Award for the Best Debut.
Intimate Parts (2013), Pro lyubov. Tolko dlya vzroslykh (2017, segment Swingers), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018).
Aleksey Chupov is a Russian director and scriptwriter. He studied in Moscow and the USA. Chupov began his career working as a TV journalist. He and his wife Natalya Merkulova have written and directed several features together, including their debut Intimate Parts (2013). The film was critically acclaimed and received awards at various Russian and international film festivals.