A Call to Father

This is the story of a six-year-old boy who lived in a formerly prosperous mining village, but after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the mine was closed and his father and mother were left without work. His father earns by selling bricks of abandoned houses. The boy lives in his fictional world. He dreams about school, but he has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This diagnosis is made by a local doctor at the beginning of the film. This is the beginning of his drama. His mother hates and despises him, as if he is the culprit of her poor and unhappy life. Tender attempts by his father to protect him do not bring anything. In addition, his father is a drunkard. The boy has an older brother: smart and beautiful, the hope of the family. But unfortunately, the elder brother is tragically dying. This leads to the disintegration of the destructive family. A mother leaves her family and goes to another man. The boy remains with his father a drunkard for a long six years. The father, with a bribe, manages to send boy to a local school. The boy can not learn like all children. He dreams of studying in the city, living in an orphanage. Father understands that the boy is right. As the only son, there is no future with the father of a drunkard. The father calls the city, the sister of his ex-wife and asks her to take his son from him. She comes and takes her son ... Twenty years later, the son calls his father. He hears the voice of his son, who is already 32 years old.

Running Time
1 hours 43 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Serik Aprimov
Writer
Serik Aprimov
Country
Kazakhstan
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about drama «A Call to Father» (22)

Kathryn avatar
Kathryn

Entertaining offered a nice evening

Terry avatar
Terry

This movie was absolutely stunning, and I loved every minute of it

Joe W. avatar
Joe W.

So thankful for this film! I was sitting on the edge of the seat and couldn't look away from the screen

Deborah avatar
Deborah

Really good action movie! Great story. Just watch it.

Shirley B. avatar
Shirley B.

Serik Aprimov has crafted a wildly creative, utterly original and bold film!

Daniel avatar
Daniel

I have watched this movie 3 times, and each time have liked it more than I did the first time, and even then I still enjoyed it a lot!

Jane Torres avatar
Jane Torres

I love the movie the story line is great and so is the acting

Ann Miller avatar
Ann Miller

If you're a Serik Aprimov fan, which I am, I think you will appreciate this film.

Debra Vasquez avatar
Debra Vasquez

Loved this movie, the premise, the build up and action. The action was believable, and the story is one that is still playing out in this country.

Jean avatar
Jean

I would recommend this movie to anyone who loves watching Drama, yes we are far from the reality, but when you are in there watching this, you become a part of the movie and it becomes the reality