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In the Fog

In the Fog

Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation and local partisans are fighting a brutal resistance campaign. After an act of sabotage Sushenya is arrested with a group of suspects, but the German officer decides not to hang him with the others and sets him free. Rumors of Sushenya’s treason spread quickly and partisans Burov and Voitik are instructed to get revenge. Deep in an ancient forest, where there are neither friends nor enemies and where the line between treason and heroism disappears, Sushenya is forced to make a moral choice under immoral circumstances. IN THE FOG premiered in the competition of the 65th Festival de Cannes in 2012, where it was awarded the FIPRESCI prize.

SERGEI LOZNITSA, born 1964 in Baranovichi, Belarus (former USSR ). Graduated from the Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow in 1997. He has been making documentary films since 1996 and has received numerous national and international awards. In 2010 Loznitsa’s feature debut My Joy premiered in the main competition at the Festival de Cannes. // Films (selected): FABRIKA (Factory, 2004, short doc), ARTĔL (Artel, 2006, short doc), SCHASTYE MOE (My Joy, 2010), V TUMANE (In the Fog, 2012), O MILAGRE DE SANTO ANTONIO (The Miracle of Saint Anthony, 2012, short doc)

European Panorama Fiction 2013

Sergei Loznitsa

Germany / Russia / Latvia / Netherlands / Belarus 2012
DCP / color
128 minutes

Oleg Mutu
Danielius Kokanauskis
Vladimir Golovnitski
Vladimir Svirski, Vlad Abashin, Sergei Kolesov, Nikita Peremotovs, Julia Peresild, Kirill Petrov


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