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First Trailer and Poster for Coming-of-Age Drama THE WHALER BOY

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First look at the Russian coming-of-age drama.

Written and directed by Philipp Yuryev, The Whaler Boy stars Vladimir Onokhov as a teenage boy living in a remote village on the Bering Strait. When he falls for an American webcam model he decides to make a journey across the strait to the US.

Kristina Asmus, Vladimir Lyubimtsev, Nikolay Tatato, Arieh Worthalter and Maria Chuprinskaia also star.

The Whaler Boy is in US cinemas and VOD from January 14th. A UK/ROI release has yet to be announced.

Check out the trailer and poster below.




The official synopsis reads:

15-year-old Leshka (Vladimir Onokhov) lives in an isolated village on the Bering Strait. Like most men where he lives, he is a whale hunter. When internet arrives in the village, Leshka becomes infatuated with a webcam model from America - so far away and yet almost close enough to see across the waters of the Strait. Coming of age in the male-dominated whaling community, Leshka's encounter with this mysterious woman awakens in him a desire to find love outside of the confines of his tiny world. He becomes determined to meet her in real life, setting forth on a dangerous adventure across the raging waters of the sea.

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