Yevgeni YUFIT
Евгений ЮФИТ
Evgueni YOUFIT
USSR, 1991, 71mn 
Black and white, fiction
Daddy, Santa Claus is Dead
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Папа, умер Дед Мороз


 Papa, le père Noël est mort

 Papa, umer Ded Moroz

Other titles : Daddy, Father Frost Is Dead
Directed by : Yevgeni YUFIT (Евгений ЮФИТ)
Mikhail GOREVOY (Михаил ГОРЕВОЙ)
Production : Lenfilm, “First and Experimental Film”

Plot synopsis
Loosely based on Alexei Tolstoy's short story “Vampire's Family.” The action of the novel takes place in modern times. Can Santa Claus die? And if the answer is “yes, “does it mean that time will also stop? Everyone knows that it is Santa Claus who brings the New Year and starts the new cycle of life. A young biologists looks for a secluded place where he can continue his research. He finds a village inhabited by some strange people, everyone seems to be possessed by some mystical maniacal ideas.
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Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival, Lausanne (Switzerland), 2017
- Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2005