Vadim Vilskiy, Natalya Klimutko, Boris Estrin
35 min, no text, Russia, 1997
оriginal title FOTOGRAF language Russian
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