ME TOO!

director
Alexey Balabanov

ME TOO!

cast

Yuriy Matveev, Alexander Mosin, Oleg Garkusha, Alisa Shitikiva


producer

Sergey Selyanov


production

Fantasy drama, 83 min, CTB Film Company, Russia, 2012


оriginal title

YA TOZHE HOCHU, language Russian


synopsis


Five passengers – the Bandit, his friend Matveyev, Matveyev’s old father, the Musician, and a young woman – race along an empty road in a big black jeep, searching for the Bell Tower of Happiness which, according to hearsay, lies somewhere between St. Petersburg and the town of Uglich, near a deserted nuclear power station. The Bell Tower transports people, but not everyone. Each of the five passengers believes that he or she will be chosen.


festivals & awards


Venice IFF, Italy; Indie IFF, Brazil; Helsinki IFF, Finland; Rio IFF, Brazil 27; Seville IFF, Spain; Sputnik FF, Poland; Cottbus IFF, Germany; Panorama of European cinema, Greece; B FilmFestival, Chile; Kustendorf, Belgrade, Serbia; Tromso IFF, Norway; Goteberg FF, Sweeden; Rotterdam IFF, Netherlands; Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia Kinoshok, Russia: Russian Film Critics Award; FF 2morrow / Tomorrow, Russia: Best Script and Audience Award; Transilvania IFF, Romania