7.4/10
534
6 user

Papers, Please: The Short Film (2018)

An official adaptation of the award winning game "Papers, Please" by Lucas Pope.

Director:

Nikita Ordynskiy
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Cygankova Victoria Cygankova ... Ivana Robinsky
Antonina Kravcova Antonina Kravcova ... Eliza
Mikhail Panyukov Mikhail Panyukov ... Issac Robinsky
Igor Savochkin Igor Savochkin ... Inspector
Evgeni Tokarev Evgeni Tokarev ... Sergiu
Arseniy Bondar Arseniy Bondar ... Background (credit only)
Pavel Borchenko Pavel Borchenko ... Background (credit only)
Ekaterina Finevich Ekaterina Finevich ... Background (credit only)
Nikita Ignatov Nikita Ignatov ... Background (credit only)
Dmitry Lesnykh Dmitry Lesnykh ... Background (credit only)
Pavel Levin Pavel Levin ... Background (credit only)
Anatoliy Menshchikov Anatoliy Menshchikov ... Background (credit only)
Ilia Shubochkin Ilia Shubochkin ... Background (credit only)
Liliya Tkach Liliya Tkach ... Background (credit only)
Vladimir Voznesenskiy Vladimir Voznesenskiy ... Background (credit only)
Edit

Storyline

The game Papers, please was the discovery of 2013, at least when it comes to independent titles, and its interesting, cold-war climate from behind the eastern part of the Iron Curtain has now been transferred to another medium. A group of filmmakers, in cooperation with the creator of the game, Lucas Pop, created a short film showing the hard life of a border guard in a fictional Arstotzka. Nikita and Liliya Ordynskiy worked on the film. The main character is an employee of one of the fictitious, totalitarian countries of the Eastern Bloc. His task is to check documents of people trying to cross the border and decide who will be able to receive this honor. His work is made difficult not only by paperwork, but also by his own conscience.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

24 February 2018 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Ваши документы See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

€1 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kinodom See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A Cobrastan passport can be seen, followed shortly by the name Jorji Costova. Jorji is a recurring character in the game, who at one point gives the player character a passport for the fake country of Cobrastan. See more »

Connections

Remake of Papers, Please (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Most Accurate Video Game Movie
3 March 2018 | by sitesurferSee all my reviews

This is simply the most accurately portrayed video game movie I have ever seen. I feel that this movie captures the feel of the game and touches on the subjects in the game better than any other. Although short, this film is an interesting watch whether you've played the game or not. I highly recommend giving it a watch. It's both short and free, so why not?


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed