IMPAKT FILM - YOUR EYES AND EARS IN EASTERN EUROPE

Doktor Akramov

Short documentary directed by Adilet Karzhoez about a dedicated doctor forced to confront the perspective of loneliness after he retires.

Ernst Akramov is a 78 years surgeon, a national legend in Kirgizhistan where he lives and pioneer in the field for which he’s received multiple awards in the USSR. He accomplished a professional career but never had the time to create a family. 20 years ago he decided to settle permanently in a small room in a Bishkek hospital he still works in. This gesture of dedication to his mission is now put to test as Akramov will need to make the painful decision about retiring. This film will plunge us into the mysterious solitude of this man.

Films directed by Adilet Karzhoez were awarded i.e at International Film Festival  "Aljazeera" Qatar 2013,  International Film Festival "Bastau" Kazakhstan, 2012.

Feature documentary in development, co-produced by IMPAKT FILM and Sanosi Productions (France).
Film obtained financial support from IDFA Bertha Fund and French Film Institute CNC.