Living in Russia: Adulthood (4/6)

Sep 1, 2023 | Culture, People, Social, Videos

The Russians” is a compelling new documentary that explores the lives and perspectives of ordinary Russians living beyond the Kremlin’s shadow. Through six episodes, viewers are taken on a poignant journey through all stages of life in this vast country, experiencing moments of joy, sorrow, pain, and laughter.From cradle to grave, the documentary features individuals from all walks of life, including Boris, who rescues grandmothers in Taiga; Lyubov, a high-rise building constructor from the Volga; and Dmitry of Cherepovets, who worships Putin and is involved in steel casting.

By providing a glimpse into the daily routines, struggles, and aspirations of these Russians, the film seeks to uncover what makes them critical or loyal to the government and what drives their actions.Accompanied by the music of Shortparis, an emerging band from St. Petersburg, the documentary offers exclusive insights into a side of Russia less known. The story follows these people, from birth to death, and paints a vivid picture of their realities, values, and culture. The documentary is a must-watch for anyone interested in understanding the real Russia and what it means to be Russian.

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