GENRE: MYSTERY THRILLER / HORROR
RUNTIME: 93 MIN
LANGUAGE: YAKUT / RUSSIAN
RELEASE DATE: 2019
XIX century. A big misfortune happened on the land of one wealthy family in Yakutia. People left this land in a rush and no one settled here for centuries… As time passed, fear was forgotten and farmers started settling here again. But ghosts of this land were waiting for this moment and one horrible night revealed secrets of forgotten history. Life of this people will change forever…
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PROJECT
Russia is a multi-confessional and multi-ethnic country where every nation has the opportunity to shoot a genre film based on their cultural traditions.
«SPIRIT OF ITCHI» reveals the deep philosophy and natural consciousness of North of Russia.
In recent years, interest to films presenting an alternative view of the world order is growing.
Thanks to the screening of our film, people around the world will be able to get acquainted with national legends and customs of Yakutia.
Producer Marianna Skrybykina
The founder of the film company ART Doydu, born in 1981 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Russia)
2002: graduated YSAA (Yakutsk)
2011: founded “Art Doydu” film company
2016: the very first time in the history of Yakut cinematography when a Yakut film (“My Murderer”) is distributed across the whole Russia
“Leaving Hong Kong”, producer (2011)
“Semenchik”, producer (2012)
“Moth”, producer (2012)
“Snowdrops”, producer (2013)
“Messenger of heaven”, author of idea, producer (2014)
“My Murderer”, author of idea, producer (2016)
“Spirit of Ich-Chi”, author of idea, producer (in work)
More than 20 awards in international and Russian film festivals
Director Kostas Marsan
Born in 1976 in Berdigestyakh (Yakutia)
1998: graduated from Department of History of YSU with major in history and political science
2005: graduated from classes on stage direction in Moscow workshop of Alla Surikhova and Vladimir Fokin.
Since 2010 works as a director, film editor, scriptwriter in “Art Doydu” film company.
“My Murderer”, scriptwriter, director (2016)
“Spirit of Ich-Chi”, author of idea, stage director (in work)
The best director work in Russian debut film, XV “Spirit of Fire”
International festival, Khanty-Mansiysk, “My Murderer” film (2016)
Scriptwriters: Oleg Bogatov, Artem Zolotarev, Pavel Poluichik, Konstantin Danilov
Camera director: Leonid Nikiforenko
Composer: Andrey Guryanov
Sound producer: Sergey Ivanov
Film editor: Konstantin Danilov
Art director: Daryana Gizatulina
Costume designer: Sardana Fedotova
Make-up artist: Kristina Evtyushina
AYSEN / BORISLAV STEPANOV
LISA / MARINA VASILYEVA
TIMIR / ILYA YAKOVLEV
SAINA / MATRENA KORNILOVA
PETR / DMITRY MIKHAILOV
MICHIL / SASHA ANDREEV