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Time Time97 mins
LanguageRussian
Free Floating
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Small town drifter Lenya is forced to find a new job when the factory he works at suddenly closes its doors. As he floats between random day jobs assigned to him at the local job centre, this quietly funny story takes on an almost mythological character, each stage in his ‘career path’ serving as a meditation on the nature of work filtered through an array of whacky characters from the peculiar to the outright bizarre.

Awards and Festivals
Best Director
Award Laurel
2006
Kinotavr
Best Film
Award Laurel
2006
Russian Guild of Film Critics
Tarkovsky Prize
Award Laurel
2006
Vyborg International Film Festival
Award
Award Laurel
2006
Central and Eastern Europe Award
Warsaw Film Festival
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Geraldine Sebastian
Geraldine Sebastian
I loved this film, it was so wonderfully wacky.
michael heath
michael heath
Superb black comedy - reminiscent of Loznitsa in its quietly observed isolated backwater characters & gorgeous, pastoral cinematography....
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