The Son (2019)

05/29/2019 (FR) Documentary 1h 11m

Overview

In 2013, Dima Ilukhin, the cousin of the film’s director and a soldier in the Russian army, died on duty in the Republic of Dagestan in the North Caucasus. He was 21 years old. This incident marks the starting point for Abaturov’s reflection on the military. He films the training of new recruits in Siberia, as they bid farewell to their mothers and girlfriends, learn the mechanics of a Kalashnikov, or how to throw a hand grenade and administer first aid. While his parents try to cope with their loss, Dima’s former fellow recruits have to return to battle.

  1. Alexander Abaturov

    Director, Screenplay

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The Son
The Son

Original Title Сын

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Original Language Russian

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