Anton SAZONOV
Антон САЗОНОВ
Anton SAZONOV
Russia, 2019, 12mn 
fiction
Leave of Absence
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Directed by : Anton SAZONOV (Антон САЗОНОВ)
 

Awards :
Best Directing Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2019

Plot synopsis
Artyom, a regular butchery worker, gets confused with his life circumstances. Suddenly he comes up with an unusual way out of his crisis. https://www.locarnofestival.ch
In Russia, suppressed masculinity has led to a feeling of unfulfillment as men feel that the country rejects them, leading to a drastic decline in male life expectancy. https://www.sundance.org/pdf/film-guide/SFF20_PPG.pdf
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Angers Festival Premiers Plans, Angers (France), 2020
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2020
- Sundance Film Festival, Park City (USA), 2020
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2019