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The Kite

Zmej

Directed by Aleksei Muradov
Russia, 2002
Drama

Synopsis

As an executioner for the state, a father kills in order to buy his son more time to live. The boy, who dreams of flying a kite with his father, is an invalid desperately in need of an operation the executioner cannot afford.

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The Kite Directed by Aleksei Muradov

Awards & Festivals

European Film Awards

2002 | Nominee: European Discovery of the Year

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2002 | Winner: Best Debut (Golden Aries)

Fajr Film Festival

2003 | Winner: International Competition - Best Director