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3.3
15 Ratings

The Gulls

Chaiki

Directed by Ella Manzheeva
Russia, 2015
Documentary

Synopsis

Elza lives in a small town in the Republic of Kalmykia on the Caspian Sea. Another year comes to an end, it’s cold and the steppe is covered in a thin layer of snow. When her husband, who makes a living from illegal fishing, asks her one night what she did during the day, she lies.

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The Gulls Directed by Ella Manzheeva

Awards & Festivals

AFI FEST

2015

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2015 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2016 | Nominee: Best Debut (White Elephant)