Aleksandr ABATUROV
Александр АБАТУРОВ
France / Russia, 2017, 70mn 
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 The Son

 Le Fils

Directed by : Aleksandr ABATUROV (Александр АБАТУРОВ)
Writing credits : Aleksandr ABATUROV (Александр АБАТУРОВ)
Cinematography : Aleksandr ABATUROV (Александр АБАТУРОВ), Aleksandr_5 KUZNETSOV (Александр_5 КУЗНЕЦОВ), Artiom PETROV (Артем ПЕТРОВ)
Sound : Aleksandr KALASHNIKOV (Александр КАЛАШНИКОВ)
Editing : Aleksandr ABATUROV (Александр АБАТУРОВ)
Produced by : Aleksandr ABATUROV (Александр АБАТУРОВ)
Other persons :
Montage: Luc Forveille
Produit par : Rebecca HOUZEL
Companies : Petit à Petit Production, Sibériade, IDA Studio
Sites : Page sur Allociné, page sur IMDb
VOD or DVD release in France : 2019-05-29, Site

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Nour Films. 2019. Titre : Le Fils

Plot synopsis
In 2013, the filmmaker’s cousin, enlisted in the Russian Special Forces, was killed in Dagestan. While his parents endeavour to get through their impassible grief, his comrades continue their training, convinced that they are the “defenders of the motherland”.

« Le Fils » : tu seras un soldat, mon fils, Murielle JOUDET, Le Monde, 2019

Selected in the following festivals :
- VOD or DVD release in France of the film:, Different cities (France), 2019
- Yerevan International Film Festival "Golden Apricot", Yerevan (Armenia), 2018
- International Documentary Film Festival : Cinéma du réel, Paris (France), 2018
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 2018
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2018