The Last Motorship
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Year of production: 2023
Production country: Russia
Production company: Lenfilm Studios
Director: Ilya Zheltyakov
Producer: Fyodor Scherbakov
Screenwriter: Ilya Zheltyakov, Anastasiya Polukhina
D.O.P.: Marina Levashova, Vitaly Afanasyev
Editor: Ekaterina Volkova
Sound Director: Alexey Antonov
Film category: Documentary
Rating: 12+
Length: 92 min.
The inhabitants in the remote villages on the coast of the Barents and White Seas rely on the ship "Klavdia Elanskaya" to connect them to the mainland and bring them supplies. Some people leave in search of a better life, while others come to embrace the challenge.
Selected festival history
  • Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival, Serbia, Drvengrad (Kustendorf) Participant of Contemporary Trends non-competitive program
  • Docker International Documentary Film Festival, Moscow, (Grand Prix, Best Sound)
  • Northern Character International Film Festival, November (Special jury Prize "For an accurate description of the life of people in the disappearing villages of the Kola North")
  • Dziga Vertov National Award for Achievements in the field of nonfiction cinema (Special Prize of Страна.Doc project)
Ilya Zheltyakov
Ilya Zheltyakov is a non-fiction films director. He was born on 24 December 1985 in Murmansk-130. In 2008 he graduated from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg. In 2014 he graduated from Russian State Institute of Performing Arts formerly known as St Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy, Film and Television Directing Department. Participant and winner of local and foreign film festivals, author of The Flea, The Berryhunter, Volcano Blues, etc.

2023 - The Last Motorship
2022 – Volcano blues
2021 – Yagodnik
2018 – Bochevo
2014 – Uzbek pilaf
Anastasia Polukhina
Anastasia is a participant and laureate of international film festivals. For about 15 years she worked at various film studios as a second director. She is making his own films as a director.

2023 - The Last Motorship