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US Premiere
Saturday, October 16, 2021 - 10:00pm
Run Time: 
1 hour 31 min
After her younger sister Julia commits suicide, troubled adolescent Dana decides to find out what led to her death. Examining her sister’s computer, Dana finds a secret chat group where adolescents are encouraged to kill themselves through a challenge called "Blue Whale". Dana’s investigation leads her ever closer to the truth, but to really discover what happened, she herself must play the deadly game.#blue_whale // #I_want_to_play_the_game is inspired by real events that happened in Russia in 2015 and 2017.
Directed by: 
Anna Zaytseva
Produced by: 
Timur Bekmambetov, Anna Shalashina, Igor Mishin
Executive Producer(s): 
Timur Bekmambetov
Written by: 
Evgeniya Bogomyakova, Anna Zaytseva, Olga Klemesheva
Main Cast: 
Anna Potebnya, Timofey Eleckii, Ekaterina Stulova, Diana Shulmina, Olga Pipchenko, Polina Vataga, Daniil Kiselev
About the Director(s): 

Anna Zaytseva was born on April 2, 1985 in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia) in a family of a director and an actress. She has lived in Moscow most of her life. Anna graduated from the international directing master program of FAMU (Czech Republic) in 2014. Her mentor was Ivo Trajkov, an acclaimed Czech-Macedonian director.
Anna’s films took part in 52 film festivals and her short films "The contract", "Lisa" and «No, you’re stupid!» received 16 international awards. Her short film «No,...read more