Stepan BURNASHEV
Степан БУРНАШЕВ
Stepan BOURNACHEV
Russia (Yakutia), 2018, 87mn 
fiction
Republic Z
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Республика Z

 

 République Z

 Respublika Z

 
Directed by : Stepan BURNASHEV (Степан БУРНАШЕВ)
Writing credits : Aleksey AMBROSIEV JUNIOR (Алексей АМБРОСЬЕВ-МЛ.)
 
Cast
Georgi BESSONOV (Георгий БЕССОНОВ)
Irina_2 MIKHAYLOVA (Ирина_2 МИХАЙЛОВА)
Dmitry BAISHEV (Дмитрий БАИШЕВ)
Piotr PETROV (Пётр ПЕТРОВ)
 
Cinematography : Mikhail KARDASHEVSKY (Михаил КАРДАШЕВСКИЙ)
Production design : Sargylana SKRIABINA (Саргылана СКРЯБИНА)
Music : Moisey KOBYAKOV (Моисей КОБЯКОВ )
Produced by : Stepan BURNASHEV (Степан БУРНАШЕВ)
Release date in Russia : 12/04/2018
 

Plot synopsis
Three years after the outbreak of an epidemic, three survivors have to make their way from a shelter in the thick of the woods to the city, in an attempt to save the world.
Two guys – Petr and Mette – didn’t chose to stay in the depth of Yakutian taiga. They spend every day of winter fighting for their own lives. It means roaming around taiga looking for dead bodies and chopping-off their heads. Because when spring comes, every unfound body will unfreeze, and the hunters will become prey…
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Commentaries and bibliography
Stepan Burnashev: Republic Z (Respublika Z, 2018), Adelaide McGINITY-PEEBLES, Kinokultura, 2022
 

Selected in the following festivals or events :
- The Cinema of Sakha (Yakutia), kinoglaz.fr (France), 2023