Bitter Times

The main character, a lonely old man living in his empty apartment, wakes up in the morning with a headache and tries to call an ambulance. All that surrounds him now is total loneliness, emptiness and a silent telephone. Time has stood still in his house, and somewhere beyond the redistribution of life is in full swing. No one goes to him and no one will come, and the best times for him are either already lived or have not yet come ...

  • Egor Okunev
    Director
  • Egor Okunev
    Writer
  • Albina Ahmadieva
    Producer
  • Rusten Gaisin
    Director of Photoghaphy
  • Igor Slepenkov
    Cast
  • Mihail Nechaev
    Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Лучшие времена
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, Art house, auteur cinema
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 13, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    Russian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Egor Okunev

Was born in 1990 in the city of Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia.

From childhood he was fond of art, wrote stories. Later, participated as an actor in productions of independent theaters and cinema. Recently, switched to film directing. Prefers the author's approach to the material, frame and meaning.

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