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48 Ratings


Directed by Mantas Kvedaravičius
Lithuania, Finland, 2011


In a Chechen city recovering after the war, a man disappears. As daily life goes on, those in search are drawn into a world where encounters with diviners and legal advisers, with the torturers and the tortured, with secret prisons and mythical lakes all become commonplace.

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Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Amnesty International Film Prize (Panorama Dokument)

2011 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Panorama Dokument)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2011 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

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