Wild, Wild Beach

Documentary / Germany – Russia / 2006 / 85’ & 125’

  • Author:Susanna Baranzhieva, Vitalij Manskij
  • Director:Alexander Rastorguev
  • DOP:Edward Kechedzhiyan, Pavel Kostomarov
  • Editor:Dasha Danilova
  • World Sales:Deckert Distribution
  • Festivals:IDFA 2006 (Special Jury Award Joris Ivens Competition), Thessaloniki IDF 2007, BAFICI Buenos Aires 2007, Yamagata IDF 2007

A summer beach on the Black Sea coast is the backdrop for Russian excesses of every kind. After „Broadway. Black Sea“, a team headed by Vitalij Manskij, Alexander Rastorguev and Sysanna Barangieva revisit the coastline and portray its characters and lives marked by vodka, karaoke and violence. It‘s a film which offers a deep insight into the depths of the human soul.

In co-production with Studio Vertov (RU) in association with WDR and YLE (FI).