The Heart of Baikal

Shaman, Priest, UAZ Driver and Grandmother Valya are residents of the village of Khuzhir, the only settlement on the island of Olkhon in the middle of Lake Baikal. The characters of the film talk about their lives and the problems they face while living in a special place. The main character is Lake Baikal, which gives people the strength and faith to cope with all difficulties.

Russia, 2022, 25 min

Production: St. Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television 

Language: Russian

Format: DCP

Scriptwriter:   Olga Kosmina

Director:  Arina Kosmina

Producers: Olga Kosmina, Nikita Pavlutsky