Insomnia

by Lera Latypova

RUSSIA, France - 2019 - 42 MINUTES

synopsis

The village of Kalachi, located in northern Kazakhstan, is struck by a strange phenomenon. At certain times of the year, locals mysteriously fall into a deep sleep. So deep that some can stay asleep for several weeks. No one can find an explanation, even if the uranium mine at the entrance to the village seems to be a serious lead.
To protect their life or that of their children, some families have preferred to leave the village, but the majority of the villagers have nowhere to go. So they stay there and live a life tinged with unreality.

Director

PLUG

PRODUCTION

Kepler22 Production

Artemovna (Russia)

DIFFUSION

Lyon Capital TV

Current time TV

PARTICIPATION

CNC

Procirep

Angoa-Agicoa

Docworld

IDFA Bertha Fund

Rewards

In 2017: Visions du Réel - Nyon (Switzerland) - Competition Section “Regard Neuf”

Lussas - docmonde@lussasdoc.org - 04.27.52.90.23

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