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Synopsis: Filmed in March 2019, during an expedition to the island of Olkhon, the purpose of which was the suspension and the passage of the slackline over the lake Baikal with a length of 62 meters at an altitude of about 100 meters. Lake Baikal since ancient times is considered a sacred place and a place of power for Siberian shamans. This short film tells how the state of mind of a tightrope Walker walking on a tight rope and a shaman in a state of ritual trance are connected.


Slackline, Short





Run Time

4 minutes


Svetlana Linnikova
Anna Vlasova
Vera Shaidurova

Directed by

Mikhail Linnikov

Director's Bio

I am engaged in mountaineering and I love mountains. I am fond of shooting for about 10 years, since then I took the camera in all trips and expeditions. Over time, this hobby has grown into something more, began to go to the mountains as an operator. Now I spend more and more time shooting and developing in this area.

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