Beyond the Steppes

Beyond the Steppes


Vanja d’Alcantara

2010, 1 h 23 min

A moving story of a young Polish woman, Nina, who is deported with her little son Antoś to the most remote region of Russia – Kazakhstan by the Red Army. As a political prisoner she works in sovkhoz in dreadful conditions. Every day she fights for survival and tries to preserve her human dignity. When the child get a serious disease, Nina and a group of nomads set off in search of a medicine.

Written by: Vanja d’Alcantara
Polish Title: Stepy
Director of Photography: Ruben Impens
Production Design by: Marek Warzewski
Sound: Senjan Jansen, Luc Cuveele
Film Editing: Virginia Messuaen
Costume Design by: Magda Rutkiewicz
Make-up: Lisa Schonker
Production Managers: Vincent Canart, Ewa Brodzka
Producer: Need Production, Denis Delcampe
Co-produced by: Akson Studio, Michał Kwieciński, Lunanime, Annemie Degryse
Executive Producer: Need Production
Country & Year of Production: Belgium, Poland 2010
Main Female Part: Agnieszka Grochowska
Supporting Male Part: Borys Szyc
Supporting Female Part: Aleksandra Justa
Length: 83 min.

Main Competition
Konkurs Młodego Kina
Przegląd Polskiego Kina Niezależnego
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

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