Ayka – My little One

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Ayka – My little One

HD – color – 100 min. – Dolby SRD

Production:
A German-Russian-Polish-Kazakh-Chinese production between: PALLAS FILM, KINODVOR, OTTER FILM, EURASIA FILM PRODUCTION and JUBEN PICTURES

supported by: Eurimages, MDM-Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Russian Ministry of Culture, Polish Film Institute

co-produced by: ZDF /Arte

author: Sergey Dvortsevoy, Gennady Ostrovsky

director: Sergey Dvortsevoy

producers: Thanassis Karathanos, Sergey Dvortsevoy, Anna Wydra, Martin Hampel

co-producers: Gulnara Sarsenova, Li Zhu, Luna Wang, Michel Merkt

distribution: Neue Visionen Filmverleih

world sales: The Match Factory

Ayka just gave birth.

She can’t afford to raise a child.

She has no job, debts to be paid, not even a room of her own.

But there is no way to suppress her natural instincts.

Role Cast
Ayka Samal Yesyamova
Chinara Zhipargul Abdilaeva
Flat Owner David Alaverdyan
Veterinarian Sergey Mazur
Car Wash Owner Slava Agashkin
Poultry Production Supervisor Ashkat Kuchinchirekov

author: Gennady Ostrovsky, Sergey Dvortsevoy

director: Sergey Dvortsevoy

Director of Photography: Jolanta Dylewska

Editor: Sergey Dvortsevoy, Petar Markovic

Make-up: Tomek Matrashek

Production Design: Olga Jurasova

Sound: Maksim Belovolov, Martin Frühmorgen , Joanna Napieralska, Holger Lehmann

Costumes: Aleksandra Demidova

producers: Thanassis Karathanos, Sergey Dvortsevoy, Anna Wydra, Martin Hampel

co-producers: Gulnara Sarsenova, Li Zhu, Luna Wang, Michel Merkt

 

World premiere: Cannes International Film Festival: May 2018

Asian Film Awards / Best Actress
Polish Film Awards / Nomination – Best Camera (Jolanta Dylewska)
Bergen IFF / Norway / Cinema Extraodinaire Award – Best Film
Films from the South / Oslo/Norway / New Voices Award – Best Director
Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival / Estonia
Asia Pacific Screen Award / Australia (Competition, Nomination Best Actress)
All about Freedom Festival / Gdansk/Poland / Best Film
Palm Springs International Film Festival / Nomination FIPRESCI Prize
Sputnik Russian Film Festival / Poland
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival / Taiwan
Gothenburg Film Festival / Sweden
International Antalya Film Festival / Turkey / Best Actress
Film Festival Cottbus / Germany / Best Film
Tokyo FILMex / Grand Prize