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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 |
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Geraldine Sebastian
Geraldine Sebastian
Wonderful!
What a delightful film. Brilliantly acted.
Awards and Festivals
2019
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Winner
Audience Award
Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema
2019
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Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema
2019
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Winner
NETPAC Jury Prize
Moscow International Film Festival
2020
Award Laurel
Winner
Best Feature Film
Nuuk International Film Festival
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