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The whaler boy  Cover Image DVD DVD

The whaler boy / Rock Films, Orka, Man's Films Productions present ; written and directed by Philipp Yuryev ; artistic director and producer Alexey Uchitel.


"Leshka, a 15-year-old boy, lives in an isolated village on the Bering Strait, like most men in his village, he is a whale hunter. When Internet arrives in the village, everything changes in the life. The appearance of an unusual girl on a webcam site fascinates him. The protagonist's state of being in love with an image so far away ... leads him to the most courageous act in his life: to embark on the dangerous journey ... to find his love"--IMDb.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Film Movement, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2020.
Special features: Bonus short film Before the typhoon comes, directed by Chen Yun (15 min.), Chinese with English subtitles.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Mikhail Khursevich, Yakov Mironchev ; composer Krzysztof A. Janczak.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vladimir Onokhov, Kristina Asmus, Vladimir Lyubimtsev, Nikolay Tatato, Arieh Worthalter.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated by the MPAA.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, all regions; 1.33:1 full screen; 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
In Russian; with English subtitles.
Closed captioned.
Subject: Teenage boys > Drama.
Whalers (Persons) > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Man-woman relationships.
Whalers (Persons)
Chukchi Peninsula (Russia) > Drama.
Russia (Federation) > Chukchi Peninsula.
Genre: Coming-of-age films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Coming-of-age films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films de passage à l'âge adulte.
Films de fiction.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD WHA (Text) 000153279 Video Checked out 06/03/2023

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