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© Philipp Baben der Erde

Elena is a student in Minsk, Belarus. She has a passionate but increasingly difficult relationship with her boyfriend Victor. When her father is arrested, she has to continue his illegal business. In order to make deals for him, she repeatedly has to drive into the 'forbidden zone' of Chernobyl. She finds herself attracted by the zone’s deceptive beauty – but her life seems more and more contaminated by a destructive force...
Genre Drama, Thriller
Category Feature
Director Lothar Herzog
Screenplay Lothar Herzog
Cinematography Philipp Baben der Erde
Cast Daria Mureeva, Evgeny Sanghadzhiev, Aleksey Filimonov, Aleksey Kravchenko, Vitaly Kotovitsky, Helga Filippova
Producer Benny Drechsel
Production Company Rohfilm Productions, in co-production with Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB), WDR, ARTE
Festivals Shanghai 2020
With backing from German Federal Film Board / FFA Filmförderungsanstalt, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Robert Bosch Foundation

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