Russian Cinema 2011
The hunter
  • Director: Bakur Bakuradze (Georgia)

    In 1993, Bakur Bakuryadze (1969, Tbilisi) entered the All-Russia State Institute of Cinematography in the acting department, the Marlen Huciev workshop. In 2007, Bakur Bakuryadze’s 35-minute film “Moskva” became the laureate of awards “Korotky Metr” (“Short Meter”) of Kinotavr; the film was also featured in different international film festivals. Bakur’s first full-length film “Shultes” was shown in Cannes as a part of “Quinzaine des Realisateurs” program, and won the first prize of Kinotavr and a grand prize of the Kiev international film festival “Molodost”. The film “The Hunter” is the second full-length film of the director

Russia,  2011,  123 min.
Cast:
Mikhail Barskovich, Gera Avdochenok, Vladimir Degilev
Section:
Russian Cinema

The farmer Ivan Dunaev gets up early. He feeds his piglets, does paperwork, fixes the tractor, and weighs the meat he'll take in his old pickup truck to the market to sell. He has a wife, a teenage daughter, and a young son. And he loves to hunt. His world revolves around these things. Then, one day, two new workers, Lyuba and Raya, on work release from the local prison colony, arrive on the farm. Ivan doesn't notice it at first, but something begins to change…

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