CATALOGUE
2019

Leave Of Absence

ANTON SAZONOV / SPOT, AFTER HOURS FILMS / FICTION / RUSSIA / 2019 / 12'

In Russia, supressed masculinity has led to a feeling of unfulfillment as men feel that the country rejects them, leading to a drastic decline in male life expectancy.







Anton Sazonov

Born in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) in 1989, Anton Sazonov obtained a degree in economics before he graduated from the Pro Arte School of Art Journalism. He also finished a directing course at the Moscow Film School, in the class of Alexey Popogrebsky. The short film The Impasse (2017) is his graduation work from film school. He won the Pardi Di Domani Best Direction Prize (PIANIFICA) for his second short Leave of absence (2019) at the 72nd Locarno Film Festival.

Filmography

Leave Of Absence (2019)

The Impasse (2017)