That’s really great to have friends around the world! Just a few minutes ago two fellows – Ilya Kovyakin from the Russian city of Magadan and Pelle Gangeskar from the Norwegian village of Røldal – simultaneously shared mobile photographs taken on snow-covered roads today, October 23rd, 2010.
Let’s play the game. Just guess where the above pictures were taken. Any ideas? Okey, see answers further.
This is the trailer of Nikolay Evstifeev’s documentary “THE WINTER ROAD. The Land of Fierce…” about the sever work in Siberia’s Yakutia. Here you can see how hard ordinary people’s work can be in the hardest part of Siberia. The documentary won The Best Directing Award at The 17th Saint Anna Film Festival and The Best Cinematography Award at The 29th VGIK Film Festival. Btw, Anton Safronov was a camera man.
The documentary is about Yakutia, the sever land of truckers, gold miners, hunters, and oil industry workers. Extreme conditions are revealed in every capture. Survival at minus 50 degrees Celsius, the road on the frozen river, people’s attitude to nature, wild life… and PEOPLE without false manners and any compromises.
“This movie is very sincere! This is a real big documentary!” said Michael Porechenkov, the chairman of the 29th VGIK Film Festival jury, a famous Russian actor. (more…)