• Director

    Maria Shulgina

  • Country, Year, Length

    Russian Federation, 2020, 14:58

  • Category

    Family Friendly Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year



Fast food worker Vitalik gets an incredible chance to get rich – for this; he must become a bone marrow donor. Will he be able to do this good deed for the sake of money, given he is afraid even of the sight of blood?


Maria Shulgina – Writer & Director
Elizaveta Tikhonova – Writer & Producer
Nadezhda Sabelnikova – Producer
Dmitry Lysenkov – “Vitalik”

Director Statement

“Thank you!” – a comedy about a donor. How hard it is to do good deeds.

Director Biography

Was born in the USSR, St. Petersburg. Education – a lawyer. Seven years professionally works as a screenwriter in film and television. The film “Fire” – a debut as a director – has won many awards at Russian and international festivals, including the USA, Finland, Hungary, and Belarus. In October 2020, a full-length comedy by Maria Shulgina, “Love without size,” with the famous Russian actress Svetlana Khodchenkova, who also starred in Hollywood, was released in Russia.