Just words

A quiet domesticated policeman and his happy-go-lucky colleague are investigating a routine suicide. The policeman breaks the law and his own moral principles after he has heard a familiar voice from a victim’s cellphone.

  • Ilia Antonenko
    Director
  • Ilia Antonenko
    Writer
  • Ilia Anonenko
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Priznanie v lubvi
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 19, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    Russian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • 11 International Film Festival "Telemania" 2015
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    November 21, 2015
    National premier
    The best short fiction film
  • 39th Grenzland-Filmtage 2016
    Selb, Germany
    March 31, 2016
    European premier
  • 7th ONEOTA film festival 2016
    Decorah, Iowa, USA
    March 5, 2016
    North American Premier
  • 23 Open Festival of Student and Debut Films "Saint Anna" 2016
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    April 22, 2016
  • 10 International Youth Festival of Short and Animation Film "New Horizon" 2016
    Voroneg
    Russian Federation
    April 24, 2016
  • 3th International Film Festival "Go and watch" - 2016
    Kazan
    Russian Federation
    April 22, 2016
    Third place
  • 10th International River Film Festival 2016
    Padova
    Italy
    May 28, 2016
  • 8th MayDay International Film Festival 2016
    Evansville
    United States
    May 21, 2016
  • 19th Long Island International Film Expo 2016
    New York
    United States
    July 20, 2016
    Best foreign film Nominee
  • 3th Figueira FilmArt - Festival de Cinema da Figueira da Foz 2016
    Figueira da Foz
    Portugal
    September 1, 2016
  • 3th First Step Film Fest - International Student Film Festival 2016
    Tirana
    Albania
    September 15, 2016
  • 3th Imaginarium Film Festival 2016
    LOUISVILLE
    United States
    October 7, 2016
  • Katra Film Series
    New York
    United States
    September 10, 2016
  • 11th BLOW-UP Arthouse Film Festival 2016
    Chicago
    United States
    November 4, 2016
  • 3th International Film Festival "CinemaEye"
    Serpuhov
    Russian Federation
    January 15, 2017
    The best short fiction film
  • 1th Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
    Pune
    India
    January 24, 2017
    Asian Premier
  • 7th International Film Festival "Black & white rainbow"
    Tolyatti
    Russian Federation
    October 19, 2016
  • 8th Independent International Internet Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    December 20, 2016
    Grand Prix
  • 2th International Film Festival "Watch to the south"
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    June 14, 2016
  • 16th Ozark Foothills FilmFest
    Locust Grove
    United States
    April 14, 2017
  • 3th Beeston Film Festival
    Beeston
    United Kingdom
    March 10, 2017
  • 3th International Film Festival Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne
    Melbourne
    Australia
    March 4, 2017
    Australian
    Finalist
  • 1th PickurFlick Indie Film Festival
    Haryana
    India
    May 31, 2017
Director Biography - Ilia Antonenko

Director and Screenwriter.
Born in 1978 in St-Petersburg, Russia.
Fiction film and TV-film making class of Sergei Ovcharov, State University of Film and Television, St-Petersburg Russia, 2015.
"Just Words” – Debut film by Ilia Antonenko.

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Director Statement

Film based on true story of one suicide, the cause of which were just words.
Film is about such “just words”, which we tell each other everyday, words, which can save or kill.