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PRIPYAT

Dramatic Short

ALICIA HAYES

Writer | Director | Producer | Editor

BIRGIT MULLER  Producer

Starring

MALCOLM MCDOWELL as Marat Medvedev

ELINA GOLDE as Sera

ANDREW GRAY  as Sacha

"PRIPYAT" is a gripping historical drama that combines elements of romance, tragedy, and suspense to create a visually stunning and emotionally captivating story set against the backdrop of the Chernobyl disaster.

 

In a perilous and clandestine act, the Russian government commanded a ballet ensemble, blissfully unaware of the radiation that embraced them, to grace the treacherous stage of Pripyat, Ukraine’s exclusion zone. 

Sera, a renowned ballerina, and Sacha, a gifted pianist, are deeply in love and share dreams of a brighter future in America. However, their plans are jeopardized when Sacha's childhood friend, Max, becomes entangled in dangerous criminal activities, catching the attention of Marat Medvedev, a loyal Russian KGB mercenary. 

As Sacha and Sera continue their journey as members of a state-sponsored dance troupe, they become unwitting pawns in a dangerous game of betrayal and intrigue. 

 

In the afermath of the Chernobyl disaster, a talented pianist goes blind from radia7on, and his ballerina girlfriend is stuck in the radioac7ve zone. They must outrun a relentless Russian KGB agent to reach the U.S., protec7ng their love and art in the shadow of impending doom. Written, Directed and Produced by Alicia Hayes. Starring Elina Golde, Andrew Gray, and Malcolm McDowell.
Award Winning Screenplay PRIPYAT
CASTING 

MUST be (Russian/Ukrainian or Eastern European) Must have or be able to perform with an authentic Russian/Slavic accent.
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