The Passenger

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
11m 3s
Country: 
Russia
Synopsis: 
Cosmonaut Nikolay Valeryevich Basov, the hero of USSR, is trying to recover from the tragedy that darkened his life. He leads a reclusive way of life, isolating himself in his own apartment. Nikolay hardly perceives the world around him and is no longer able to treat life the same way he did before the accident - those fateful 36 hours left an indelible mark on his life after that forced landing in taiga. Mysterious things begin to happen around Basov after a crucial event - people start disappearing. He suddenly realizes: getting rid of the enigmatic influence of Space will not come easy.
Directed by: 
Egor Abramenko
Produced by: 
Hype Production
Executive Producer(s): 
Ilya Stewart, Murad Osmann, Igor Abramenko
Written by: 
Roman Volobuev
Main Cast: 
Artur Smolyaninov

About the Director

Egor AbramenkoEgor Abramenko – film and commercial director working all over the world. In 2009 graduated from Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. Gerasimov. While studying directed a few short films, which were later awarded by international festivals. Since 2010 works in advertising and music video industry. 'THE PASSENGER' is a proof of concept short of the upcoming full-length feature film.