The Botanist

By

Maude Plante-Husaruk

Duration

20 MIN

Language

Russian, Kirghiz

Subtitles

French/english

Country

Quebec, Tajikistan

Year

2016

It’s not every day you get to see a DOCUMENTARY PORTRAIT about CHANGE

Synopsis

Following the fall of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan is plunged into a devastating civil war. As famine is striking Pamir’s mountainous area, Raïmberdi, a brilliant botanist, creates its own hydroelectricity powered system to help his family through the crisis.

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Direction

Maude Plante-Husaruk

Editing

Maude Plante-Husaruk

Sound designer

Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis

Original Title

Ботаник

French Title

Le Botaniste

English Title

The Botanist

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