The story was written by a famous pop artist Innokenty Vasiliev - Legentei. He decided to try himself in the path of a screenwriter, creating a film dedicated to the motherland, parents and children.
"The main motive for creating the script was the desire to preserve the memory of family relationships, which are not peculiar to today's time, nor to urban residents. But it was based on real tragic events, in particular, the helicopter crash in the Ust-Yansky district in 2013. Back then 23 people died. This story reinforced the intention to tell about the plight of residents of remote villages in conditions of undeveloped transport infrastructure," he said.
The world premiere will take place on August 28 in Vyborg, according to the telegram channel of the administration of the head and government of the republic.
The script was written in 2015, at the same time the first stage of filming was launched. "Helicopter" tells about a family with a baby who visits elderly parents living in a remote northern village. Suddenly their child gets dysentery. There are no necessary medicines in the village, the telephone line was cut off, and the roads were washed away by the spring flood. Young father Vanya decides to get to the district center on his own to call a sanitary flight. But the road ahead is long and dangerous.
The main roles in the film were performed by artists of the Olonkho Theater Gavril Menkyarov and Inga Leonova, as well as Roman Atlasov, who had previously starred in Mikhail Lukachevsky's films.
Photo: screenshot from the trailer of the movie "Helicopter"