40 Minutes (Vlad Pavlov) Russia

40 Minutes
Vlad Pavlov
Russia. 2023. 14 min

Waking up in the middle of the night from her husband’s snoring, Helen unexpectedly discovers a series of ‘evidence’ of his affair. While the suspect is sleeping, she does things that will change her life, but is she ready for these changes?


Born in 1984 in Novosibirsk, USSR. He’s a graduate of Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS), BFA in Acting. Starred in more than 50 Russian films and TV series. His show «The Self-Murder» ran at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh two years in a row. Additionally, he worked on a number of Russian TV-shows as a writer. He made his directorial debut with the short film «Relief» at IFFNY 2019 in New York. Since 2020 he has been living and working in Los Angeles.