Ivan BOLOTNIKOV
Иван БОЛОТНИКОВ
Ivan BOLOTNIKOV
Russia, 2009, 26mn 
Colour, documentary
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Directed by : Ivan BOLOTNIKOV (Иван БОЛОТНИКОВ)
Writing credits : Ivan BOLOTNIKOV (Иван БОЛОТНИКОВ)
Cinematography : Igor BORISENKO (Игорь БОРИСЕНКО)
Music : Anton SILAYEV (Антон СИЛАЕВ)
Other persons :
SCRIPT : Yazamir GOTTA (IDEA)
PRODUCER : Yazamir GOTTA
Companies : GOTTA MEDIA, FLORA PLUS FILM STUDIO
 

Plot synopsis
The film about young Russian and Chechen guys. Russian ones are disabled former soldiers wounded at the war conflict in Chechnya. The Chechen invalids are not soldiers, but civilians, blown up on mines near their houses. All of them are war victims. Football helps them to outlive the tragedy and reach success in sports and private life. At first they were rivals on the football field but then became friendly members of the Russian combined football team of disabled. Despite painful memories they managed to unite and won European and World Football Para Championships. Thus they fulfilled the dream of their own and of all peoples of Russia.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2011