Ostrov - Lost Island

Best Documentary Film 2022

Ostrov - Die verlorene Insel

by Svetlana Rodina & Laurent Stoop

On the island of Ostrov in the Caspian Sea the inhabitants, left alone by the Russian state after the collapse of the Soviet Union, survive through poaching. Ivan regularly goes out to sea risking his life and freedom. He struggles, he laughs, he dances, he fights and he believes that one day Putin will see their misery and help.

DokLab GmbH, Corinna Dästner, Sonja Kilbertus, Urs Schnell