- Venue: UCLA James Bridges Theater
- City: Los Angeles
- Type of Event: Movie
Grand opening of the 3d Far From Moscow festival in Los Angeles.
2017, Russia, 100 min.
Director: Yegor Baranov
Starring: Aleksandr Petrov, Oleg Men'shikov, Yevgeniy Stychkin, Taisiya Vilkova, Artem Tkachenko, Yuliya Frants, Yevgeniy Sytyy, Yan Tsapnik, Sergey Badyuk
The darkest night. just before dawn.
Cossacks, witches, mermaids, drowned women and other dwellers of Dikanka come face to face with their creator Nikolai Gogol (Alexander Petrov). A young scribe from St. Petersburg, he suffers from mysterious fits, yet has the ability to communicate with creatures from a different world. Together with his mentor, the brilliant city detective Yakov Guro (Oleg Menshikov), our aspiring writer arrives in Central Ukraine (Poltavshchina) to investigate the mysterious murders of several young women.