PHOTOGRAPHER

director
Alexander Kott

PHOTOGRAPHER

cast

Vadim Vilskiy, Natalya Klimutko, Boris Estrin

production

35 min, no text, Russia, 1997

оriginal title FOTOGRAF language Russian

synopsis

A humorous, intimate and poetic film. An old man`s life-time occupation as a photographer is about to end. Frozen moments of all aspects of life have been documented by his camera. Now he wants to stop time.


festivals & awards

30 festival selections, 16 prizes including “Oscar” student nomination; Prize EUROPA 1999;


Cannes (Official Selection); Kapalbio (Italy) – Grand Prix; Cottbus (Germany) – Grand Prix; Drezden – Jugend


Oscar; Taiwan: Grand Prix