Complex Subject

Russia 2019
fiction, student, drama
Director Olesya Yakovleva
Scriptwriter Georgy Menshikov
DOP Vadim Ivanov
Producer Danila Yakovlev
Cast Nikolay Komiagin, Dmitry Kirbai, Elizaveta Shakira, Nelly Popova, Slava Savelev
2019 Cannes Film Festival
2019 Kinotavr
2019 Koroche
2019 Beast Warm Up Event
2019 Scario International Short Film Festival (Best Director)
2019 Budem Fest
2019 Kinoshok
2019 Pacific Meridien
2019 Stident Film Festival PiterKit (Best Film)
2019 Hyperfest
2019 Filmfest Düsseldorf
2019 International short film festival «Vision»
2019 Euroshorts Young Filmmakers
2019 Poitiers Film Festival
2019 Golden Eagle
2020 Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers
2020 Quand les Russes (Grand Prix)
2020 Akbank Short Film Festival (postponed)
2020 Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival
2020 BUZZ IFF - International Film Festival (Honorary Jury Mention)
A mysterious teacher comes to a provincial town to work in the local school. The teacher doesn’t look like a teacher, and his views are too pretentious and innovative. But the city likes him. He has actually no idea how much.

Olesya Yakovleva

Was born in the Russian Far East, at the age of 17 I moved to St. Petersburg. She got into cinematography at a mature age.