Amun

  • Screenplay: Anar Abbasov, Ivan Zavaruyev
  • Directed by: Anar Abbasov
  • Cast: Alexey Filimonov, Yuriy Nazarov, Vladimir Toropov, Olga Filimonova, George Iskandar, Fuad Dahdal, Abdrahman Ndzhum, Carlos Garzuzi, Father Polikarp
  • Country: Russia
  • Year: 2017
  • Genre: drama
  • Runtime: 83
  • Language: Russian

Synopsis

A family crisis forces an ardent sceptic and realist Peter go to the very heart of the Judaean Desert in search of a mystical elder called Amun. This monk is said to possess the gift of healing.
Under the blistering heat Peter is subjected to the biblical temptations, his beliefs put to the test. You can endure life without water here, but without faith it is impossible. Mirages mix with fragments of the past, thoughts with feelings and the protagonist is reborn through self-sacri ce.