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Loyal, The Watchdog

1552. The watchdog Loyal - the only one who survived the treacherous attack of the horde of the Crimean khan Devlet Giray on a fortified point on the southern borders of the Moscow Principality, on the Great Zasechnaya Line, near Tula.
His task is to get to the Tula Kremlin, warn people about the danger and save the honor of the border guards. Will he be able to overcome all the dangers, uncover the treachery inside the fortress, help people defend their freedom, save the Tula Kremlin and Moscow from the invaders, if he is pursued by the evil hungry Khan's jackals?

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    героическая драма
  • Runtime:
    26 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 19, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    120,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
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    Russian Federation
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Director Biography

DMITRY CHIRKOV - director of the feature film.

Education: Higher courses of screenwriters and directors (VKSR), specialty - director of feature films, workshop of Alexander Adabash'yan


2020 DIMITRI (play, staged in TDT)
2019 The Last Test (Uchilka-2)
2015 Uchilka (dialogues, lit. ed)

2020 The watchdog Loyal (short animated film)
2018 Invasion (reconstruction of the Batu Horde doc)
2012 Give, youth (sketch show)
2009 Kremlin Cadets (TV series 80 episodes).
2007 Banker's girlfriend (TV series 8 episodes).
2007 "The Wick" - movie almanac (short film)
2002 Tram of Desires (short film)

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Director Statement

If we don't tell our children the history of our Homeland, someone will do it for us. And then we risk not recognizing ourselves in our children. This is a film about friendship, about loyalty, about dedication to the cause you serve, about love for the Motherland.