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Time Time108 mins
LanguageSakha
The Sun Above Me Never Sets
Мин үрдүбэр күн хаһан да киирбэт

Director Lyubov Borisova’s touching 2019 comedy-drama follows the unexpected friendship between two men on a remote island in the Sakha Republic. Wannabe social media star Altan is reluctantly sent to his uncle’s fur farm in the far north of the Republic. There, he meets Baibal, a bereaved old man waiting for death. Against a stunning natural backdrop, this odd couple discover they each have something to teach one another about the meaning of life.

Directed by Lyubov Borisova |
Russia |
2019 |
Awards and Festivals
Winner
Award Laurel
2019
Audience Award
Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema
Winner
Award Laurel
2019
FIPRESCI Prize
Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema
Winner
Award Laurel
2019
NETPAC Jury Prize
Moscow International Film Festival
Winner
Award Laurel
2020
Best Feature Film
Nuuk International Film Festival
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