INTERCINEMA agency

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

 

director

Larisa Sadilova

cast

Gulnara Mhitarjan, Irina Proshina, Yevgenia Turkina, Maria Kuzmina

producers

Alexandr Alaisberg, Vitaliy Erenkov

production

Melodrama, 69 min, Russia, 2001

оriginal title  S DNEM ROZHDENIYA language Russian

 

synopsis

 

The action of the film takes place in an old dilapidated maternity clinic in the Russian provincial town. A single mother, the wife of the businessman, an Uzbek woman who has given birth to the child from a Russian man, the wife of an alcoholic, and a fourteen-year-old mother. A main characters of the film.

 

festivals & awards

Open Russian FF “Kinotavr” – Grand Prix, First Feature Competition; Creteil Women’s FF – Grand Prix; Georges Sadoul Prize (France); Mannheim IFF – FIPRESCI Award; Cottbus IFF – FIPRESCI Award; Eurasia IFF – Best Director Award; International Women’s FF – Crystal Mirror Award 

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