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  • Year : 2018
  • Country : Russia
  • Duration : 11:12'
  • Genre : documentary
  • Director : Anastasia Novikova
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written and produced by Anastasia Novikova
DoPs Gavriil Kashirin, Anastasia Novikova
sound by Sofya Matsyuk
editor Anastasia Novikova
production company: Institute of Cinema and Television (GITR)

At the aquarium among the laugh and smiles of cheerful people lost young man called Danya. He is autostic, he is exluded from the society, he is alone in a big crowd, which just doesn’t want to notice his existence. But since early morning untile late at night Danya is patiently waiting for her, Juliette, the only one thanks to who he is not lonely anymore. In the film “The waiting” we together with Danya will get through a day in his rough life to see, that even in the ocean of indifference person can’t lose the sense which is in a depths of his soul - love.

Russian Elementary Cinema (REC) (2018, Russia, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Blagoveshchensk, St. Petersburg)
Open Youth Tele-Film Festival "Tolpar" (2018, Russia, Republic of Bashkortostan)
International Festival of Youth and Family Films "Kino-Click" (2018, Russia, Yaroslavl)
International Film Festival "Alternative Territory of Cinema" (ATK-FEST) (2018, Russia, St. Petersburg)
Arctic Countries Film Festival ARCTIC OPEN (2018, Russia, Arkhangelsk)
International Youth Festival of television programs and films "TELEMANIA" (2018, Moscow, Russia)
International Film Festival "Freedom" (2018, Russia, Rostov-on-Don)
Open Festival of Student and Debut Films "Saint Anna" (2019, Russia, Moscow)
All-Russian Ecological Film Festival "Meridian of Hope", Special Diploma (2019, Russia, St. Petersburg)
International Youth Film Festival "Light to the World", Laureate of the 2nd degree (2019, Russia, Yaroslavl, Rybinsk, Uglich)
International Festival TV Programs and Marine Documentary "Man and the Sea" (2019, Russia, Vladivostok)
International Festival of Student Films and Creative Photography "Golden Five" (2019, Russia, Khimki)
International Ecological TV Festival "Save and Preserve", Winner in the Nomination "Work of authorship" (2019, Russia, Khanty-Mansiysk)
North Caucasian Film Festival "Kunaks" (2016, Russia, North Caucasian)
International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana" (2019, Russia, Perm)
Picture this...Film Festival (2019, Canada, Calgary)
Young Film Festival "Green Apple" (2019, Russia, Novosibirsk)
All-Russian Short Film Festival "Kinomania" (2019, Russia, Pskov)


Anastasia Novikova was born on 31.12.1997 in Moscow. At the present moment she is a student of Institute of Cinema and Television (GITR) as a film director.

2018 - "A Waiting", documentary / student film / debut

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