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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

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.