Thawed Carp

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Russian Film Week

Followed by a Q&A


Elena Mikhailovna, having worked all her life in the only school of a provincial town, lives modestly in retirement. She is diagnosed with a fatal illness, that could end her life at any moment. Instead of an unbearable anticipation, she resolutely begins the preparation for her own funeral, in order to simplify the procedure for her only son, whom she hasn’t seen for over five years. Unexpectedly Elena Mikhailovna receives as a gift a huge carp, which changes her life.

BBFC rating
12
Year
2017
Running time
101 mins
Country
Russia
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Director
Vladimir Kott
Cast
Marina Neyolova, Alisa Freindlich, Evgeniy Mironov, Sergey Puskepalis

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