In Taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan and his seven-year-old grandson Leshka. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshka’s best friend. Sometimes their uncle Yuri brings food to them. Once, on his way back from Ivan’s village uncle Yuri is attacked by dogs and perishes. Ivan and Leshka stay without supply. Once Leshka witnesses Ivan shooting at “his” dog and runs away. The old man finds him in a dry well, but he fails to get him out on his own. Ivan sets out through Taiga in search of help. Not the dogs are hunting him. And the boy is waiting…
Slava Ross made hir first student short film "Meat" in 2002. The film won over 30 international awards including several grand prizes. In 2003, Slava, together with his friends, founded a film company, "Tundra Film", which produced his first feature film - a sad comedy "Fat Stupid Rabbit". The film won several international awards. "Siberia, Monamour", his second full-lenght film and the result of ten-years work, was also produced by "Tundra Film".