Max is the new guy in school, he’s just moved from Moscow and the big city lights where he was at private school, and now he’s the new kid at a local school in a provincial town in Russia. After going to a classmate’s birthday party, he just disappears. The investigation starts to peel layer after layer off not just Max’s life, but the lives of his classmates, revealing secrets that they’d rather keep hidden. Bullying, early drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence all come to light – and not everyone is shocked, but who’s responsible?
THE NEW GUY looks at what happens when people you trust turn a blind eye.