Man of the North

The hero of the film “Man of the North” is a severe bearded resident of Noviy Urengoy whose appearance hides his kind soul and philosophical view of life. This film is a chance to immerge into one day from the life of a true Man of the North, into the atmosphere of this peculiar region and the protagonist’s inner world.

  • Matvey Sholokhov
  • Matvey Sholokhov
  • Larisa Koblik
  • Daniil Rukavitsyn
    Director of photography
  • Mikhail Andreev
    Director of sound, music composer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Russian Federation
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - South Ural State University
Director Biography - Matvey Sholokhov

Matvey Sholokhov is a documentary filmmaker, a Master of Philology with honors, a postgraduate student at South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia). He has been working as a director of special projects at SUSU-TV since 2018, and since 2021 he has been managing the video production Cloud production, which specializes in documentary films and social advertising. Matvey has behind him documentaries "Geniuses" (2021, the picture is an immersion in the work of three artists of the Chelyabinsk region), "Southern Urals. Traces of Centuries" (2022, film-a journey through the nature and history of the Southern Urals), "South Ural syllable" (2023, film acquaintance with the life and poems of famous Chelyabinsk poets Natalia and Konstantin Rubinsky), "Man of the North" (2023, film-immersion in the atmosphere of life in the North, as well as in the philosophy of the hero, the chief dispatcher at the plant in Novy Urengoy).

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