It's Not What It Looks Like

A boy is locked between the real and imaginary worlds. But where does one end and the other one begin? Or is it not what it looks like?

  • Marina Malysh
    Director
  • Marina Malysh
    Writer
  • Nikita Nosov
    Key Cast
    "Artyom"
  • Olga Romanova
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Mother"
  • Alexey Pazyuk
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Father"
  • The Dog Mayka
    Key Cast
    "The Dog"
  • Ariana Malysh
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Classmate"
  • Daniil Akhremenko
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Classmate"
  • Svetlana Klimenko
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Classmate"
  • Milena Ryazantseva
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Classmate"
  • Anastasia Bychkova
    Key Cast
    "Artyom's Classmate"
  • Kirill Kulagin
    Cameraman
  • Elena Vanina
    Assistant Director
  • Yuliya Leonova
    Recording Director
  • Kseniya Moiseeva
    Recording Director
  • Polina Kovshirina
    Art Director
  • Varvara Rodionova
    Art Director
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    На Самом Деле Все Иначе
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Mystic, Psychological
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
  • Language:
    English, Russian
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Light Play International Sakhalin Film Festival Of The Future
    Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
    Russian Federation
    August 17, 2019
    Sakhalin Premiere
    Special Prize Of Professional Jury
  • International Festival Of Young Movies McGuffin Film Fest
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    October 5, 2019
    Moscow Premiere
    Special Prize Of Young Jury
  • Short Film Factory
    10+ States
    United States
    American Premiere
    Winner
  • Poppy Jasper International Film Festival
    San Jose
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Fresh International Film Festival
    Limerick
    Ireland
    December 1, 2019
    Ireland Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Ufa Youth Short Film Festival
    Ufa
    Russian Federation
    July 9, 2020
    Official Selection
  • KINOFEST
    Ufa
    Russian Federation
    July 9, 2020
    Winner "Best Actor Under 18"
  • My Jam Film Festival
    Sacramento
    United States
    October 23, 2020
    Official Selection "Best of Poppy Jasper International Film Festival"
Director - Marina Malysh