The Golden Buttons

Year: 2020
Country: Russia
Director: Aleksey Evstigneev
Genre: documentary, short
Runtime: 19 min.
Age: 12+

The brightest student premiere of 2020!

The film, created from fragments of phrases, observations and faces, is an attempt to show the inner world of a cadet from the National Guard of Russia. We see both a boy with the first machine gun in his hands and an adult soldier at the protest.

Awards & Festivals:

Visions du Réel (2020) – IDFA Talent Award