The Instrument

An elderly scrubwoman descovers a schoolboy in a museum after its closure. The boy insists an old clavier invited him to stay and listen to its music. The old lady does not belive the boy until the very last moment.

  • Artur Khachaturian (Arthur Grois)
    Director
  • Artur Khachaturian (Arthur Grois)
    Writer
  • Artur Khachaturian (Arthur Grois)
    Producer
  • Galina Stakhanova, Matvey Novikov
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Инструмент
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 30, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    Russian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Artur Khachaturian (Arthur Grois)

Graduated from VGIK (Moscow School of Cinematography, Russia) in 2016 with the thesis film "The Instrument". 2009 - up to the present - working as a screenwriter and director of a Russian popular sketchcom for children "Topsy-turvy" ("Yeralash").

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Director Statement

I have always been charmed and mesmerized by the Cinema's ability to materialize wonders and visualize thoughts. It is a great honor and pleasure to be part of it.