Russia,USA . 2019. 30 min
A group of Russian musicians struggles from gig to gig in South Texas until one of them ditches the group to attempt a marriage with a wealthy farmer on his ranch. The story is inspired and is loosely based on ‘Ionych’, a novella by Anton Chekhov.
Born in Russia and raised in Texas, Daniel graduated from USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles with a Master of Fine Arts in film directing. His graduate thesis film Moment Théâtral (2007) received the prestigious Jack Nicholson Directing Award. Most recently Daniel produced the animated feature film Purim: The Lot (2013), which is coming out in wide release on home video and VOD. He directed the documentaries Kaltag, Alaska and Kamchatka: The Salmon Country in association with the WWF. Daniel lectures on filmmaking at universities and colleges around Houston, Texas.
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