release year: 2012
genre: romance
duration: 75 minutes

screenplay by Vyacheslav Semenov
director Vyacheslav Semenov
director of photography Vyacheslav Semenov
producer Marianna Skrybykina

starring Ruslan Tarakhovsky, Tatiana Legantieva

The soul of a man is like a moth, it is fragile and vulnerable. Its relentless pursuit of a dream may singe its wings as with fire… The main character of the film is lonely. People do not accept him as an equal, because he’s not like others, Paul is deaf since childhood. The young man lives in a village in the old house on the bank of a picturesque river. But his world, his soul is like a lonely island. The need for love and friendship becomes his misfortune. Only sweet memories of his mother and her dreams of returning to a homeland give Paul’s soul hope for happiness. This is a story about love and disappointment, friendship and betrayal.

  • The award named after Stanislav and Andrey Rostotsky, XXI festival of Russian cinema “Window to Europe” (Vyborg), 2013
  • Special jury prize (Feature film). I Yakut International Film Festival (Yakutsk), 2013
  • Special prize of the North-Western branch of the Center of National Glory of Russia, XX Russian film festival “Literature and Cinema” (Saint Petersburg, Russia), 2014