Not my Job

Toldi
Nov 10, 16:15
English & Hungarian Subtitles
Kino
Nov 11, 22:00
English & Hungarian Subtitles
On the Move
Denis Shabaev
2015
Russia
70min
Russian
Tajik
Most Innovative First Film Award, Visions du Réel, 2016.

Searching for a better life, Farrukh leaves his wife and a child behind in Dushanbe and joins his father, mother, and two younger brothers in the outskirts of Moscow. To bring home a few rubles, the young Tajik illegal immigrant works odd jobs but dreams of becoming a famous actor. He is invited to join a film crew to play an immigrant falsely accused of a man’s murder. Reality proves stranger than fiction when he causes another man’s death in a road accident and lands in prison. The camera closely follows this tragic character as he is trying to find the midway between respect for his traditionalist parents and the will to integrate into a universe where no one welcomes him. An empathic study of the loss of roots and the hardship of a Tajik minority trying to build their lives in modern Russia.

Producer: 
Marina Razbezhkina
Editor: 
Denis Shabaev
Camera: 
Denis Shabaev
Sound: 
Yuri Geddert
Distribution info: 
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