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65th Berlinale Interview: Ella Manzheeva (Director) & Evgeniya Mandzhieva (Actress) – ‘The Gulls/Chaiki’

65th Berlinale Interview: Ella Manzheeva (Director) & Evgeniya Mandzhieva (Actress) – ‘The Gulls/Chaiki’

‘The Gulls‘ is a parable set against the background of modern Kalmykia. This is a story of a fisherman’s wife and it takes place in a small town on the shore of the Caspian Sea. “Only the wind, the sand, the reed and a desire to live not worse than the others…” – these words served

Interview: Jos Stelling (Director/Co Writer – ‘The Girl and Death’)

In Russia of the post-WWII era, aging doctor Nicolai (Sergey Makovetsky) returns to an old, abandoned hotel outside of Liepzig, Germany, the place where he first met his great love 50 years ago, and relives his romantic tragedy. The hotel still bears the traces of its impressive past. As a young medical student travelling from

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