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Online Drinking Buddy

original title: Sobutylnik-online

2021, 48 min., color, Russian

DOCUMENTARY CATEGORY : Social / Society / Human
COUNTRY: Russia
PRODUCTION : BUDGET : -

CAST

Svetlana Tretyakova

CREW

Director : Screenplay : Vladimir Nepevny
Cinematographer : Skype, Zoom
Producers : Vladimir Nepevny
Poster

SYNOPSIS

SAY NO TO PANDEMIC LONELINESS. NEW TIMES – NEW SERVICES

The film’s protagonist, Svetlana, during the Coronavirus Epidemic, like many, finds herself out of work. In order to keep busy and earn some money, she comes up with a new business – “Online drinking buddy”. For a fee, she’s ready to keep customers company if they’re looking for a partner they can have a drink and a heart-to-heart chat.
The film features unique material – recordings of Svetlana’s conversations with her “drinking pal” clients. People share their experiences of how they have survived quarantine and how the coronavirus has had an impact on their lives.