Russia's wild sea

Years in abundance

On Russia's eastern coast lies the richest but most hostile ocean in the world, the Sea of Okhotsk. It is one of the last natural paradises with abundant wildlife and untouched landscapes. In cycles of a few years, abundance is followed by scarcity.

Director: Franz Hafner

Born in 1960, the filmmaker studied biology in Vienna. From 1982 he worked as a photographer and freelance journalist on various nature and species conservation projects and took part in various research projects. In 1989 he received the Carinthian Science Promotion Prize. In 1996 he started working with nature films.

44 Min.
Director: Franz Hafner
Script: Franz Hafner
Cinematography: Dietrich Heller aac, Oliver Indra, René Rothkopf, Martin Haupt
Editing: Michael Adlassnig, Werner Müller
Music: Erwin Kiennast
Narrator: Franz Robert Wagner
Editor: Andrew Solomon, ORF
Producer: Interspot Film