Rock it, Stonefish

GenreComedy, Drama
DirectorAlexandra Lupashko
Script byTatyana Zagday
ProducerSergey Selyanov
Runtime90 min min.

"Rock it, Stonefish" is a heartfelt and darkly humorous film that follows the journey of Jane nicknamed Stone Fish, a 30-year-old woman who returns to her run-down and desolate hometown to bury her estranged father, whom she hadn't seen in many years. With the aid of her childhood friend, a former convict, Jane embarks on a mission to transport her father's body to the morgue. However, their journey takes an unexpected turn as they encounter a motley crew of bandits, ex-criminals, and police officers along the way.

As Jane drives through the familiar yet haunting streets of her hometown, she begins to experience strange occurrences. She starts to  see her dead father, guiding her and suggesting eccentric activities and entertainments. Through these encounters, Jane gradually realizes the depth of her emotional wounds caused by her father's absence. Simultaneously, she rediscovers the fond memories she holds of him.

"Rock it, Stonefish" is a touching exploration of repairing fractured family bonds. Amidst the backdrop of the 90s, the film skillfully combines black humor and tenderness, creating a bittersweet narrative. It delves into the complexities of familial relationships, highlighting the transformative power of forgiveness and understanding.