Belarus, Germany, Spain
Her father decides to send her to an orphanage. But one day she decides to run away, home.
In LAKE OF HAPPINESS I wanted to tell the drama about a strong person who at the age of nine dares to build her own way. Not every adult is ready for this choice, but Jasja was able to. We understand that she will still fight in this life.
Aliaksei Paluyan has become known as a director of fiction short films and documentaries that have been presented at festivals world-wide.
Aliaksei is currently working on his feature creative documentary COURAGE.
2019 LAKE OF HAPPINESS, short
2018 DISTURBANCE OF THE QUIETNESS, short
2017 COUNTRY OF WOMEN, short
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Aliaksei Paluyan
Written by: Aliaksei Paluyan
Produced by: Jörn Möllenkamp, Eduardo M. Escribano Solera, Aliaksei Paluyan
Cinematography: Behrooz Karamizade
Editing: Aliaksei Paluyan
Production Design: Kiryll Halitzki
Costume Design: Yulia Pyakina
Make-Up & Hair: Volha Siamyonava
Original Score: Siarhei Douhushau
Sound Design: Vensan Mazmanyan
Sound: Vensan Mazmanyan
Main Cast: Sviatlana Anikei (new wife), Anastasiya Plyats (Jasja), Igar Sigau (father of Jasja)
Nominations and Awards
- Short Film Candidates 2020