The story is about Nazar and Max, two guys from Ukraine, and an old Soviet bike, and the ambitious goal they set themselves to beat the world speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA. This dry salt desert is the meeting point for hundreds of people from all over the world, who spend millions of dollars on their quest to become the next speed racing champion. Nazar and Max spend all their time assembling their bike in a small garage on the outskirts of Kyiv, travelling hundreds of miles and overcoming countless obstacles to make their dreams come true. And then, on the other side of the world, they both come to realise why there are there.
Director: Simon Mozgovyi
Producer: Taras Bosak, Artem Koliubaiev, Maksim Leschanka, Anton Khilman
Cinematographer: Dmytro Gorash, Simon Mozgovyi, Denis Melnik, Sergii Stetsenko
Editor: Sergii Naida, Simon Mozgovyi
Sound: Beso Kacharava
East Silver Caravan
Simon Mozgovy (1992) is a Ukrainian filmmaker, screenwriter, film editor, producer and actor. He studied cinema and television arts at the Kharkiv State Academy of Culture. After graduating with a BA in 2013, he went on to study an advanced-level course of dramaturgy in Kyiv, where he began acting at the DAKH Theatre (2013–2018). He is the founder and co-owner of the M Films production company.
Selected FilmographyThe Winter Garden’s Tale
(2018); Salt from Bonneville