KAMCHATKA part 1 - WINTER WITH THE EVENS
Director(s): Mike MAGIDSON – Writer(s): Mike MAGIDSON, Nastassja MARTIN Contact Print page
But after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, Daria made an extraordinary choice. She and her family abandoned their village and headed back into the Kamchatka forest. This is where young French anthropologist, Nastassja Martin, met Daria some years ago.
In the winter of 2018/19, Nastassja went to spend time with Daria and her family taking her baby daughter with her.
"Mike Magidson, filmmaker from California, and Nastassja Martin,a young anthropologist fascinted by the Great North, share with us precious moments of life in Tvaiann, a former Sovkhoz now a hunting camp, where Daria lives with her family, 200 km from the nearest road. Although threatened by ecological upheavals, their existence blends with the rhythm of the forest, the endless white land studded with barren birch trees... ".
(Weronika Rarachowicz, Télérama - 06/11/19)