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BEYOND THE STEPPES

by Vanja D'Alcantara

synopsis

The story of a woman’s forced journey to the steppes of Central Asia.Nina, a young Polish woman, is deported with her baby by the Soviet Army in 1940, to the deep hostile lands of the USSR. She has to work in a sovkhoz under the control of the Russian political police. When her child becomes ill, she leaves on a search to find medications with a group of Kazakh nomads.

international title: Beyond the Steppes
original title: Beyond the Steppes
country: Belgium, Poland
sales agent: Doc & Film International
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Vanja D'Alcantara
film run: 83'
screenplay: Vanja D'Alcantara
cast: Agnieszka Grochowska, Aleksandra Justa, Borys Szyc, Ahan Zolanbiek, Tatiana Tarskaja
cinematography by: Ruben Impens
film editing: Virginie Messiaen
art director: Marek Warszewski
costumes designer: Magda Rutkiewicz
music: Virginie Messiaen
producer: Denis Delcampe, Annemie Degryse
production: Need Productions, Lunanime, Akson Studio
backing: MEDIA Programme
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