Leave of Absence

About

In Russia, suppressed masculinity has led to a feeling of unfulfillment as men feel that the country rejects them, leading to a drastic decline in male life expectancy.

Screens with Shorts Program 1

YEAR 2019

CATEGORY Shorts Programs

COUNTRY Russia

RUN TIME 12 min

LANGUAGE Russian

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

WEBSITE https://www.antonsazonov.com/

EMAIL me@antonsazonov.com

PHONE +79099479814

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Artist Bio

Anton Sazonov

Anton Sazonov was born in Russia in 1989 and obtained a degree in economics before he graduated from the Pro Arte School of Art Journalism. He also finished a directing course at the Moscow Film School, in the workshop of Alexey Popogrebsky. The short film The Impasse (2017) is his graduation work from film school. He won the Pardi Di Domani Best Direction Prize for his second short, Leave Of Absence (2019), at the Festival del film Locarno.