Russia, 2005, 29mn 
Black and white, documentary
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Гражданское состояние



 Grazhdanskoe sostoyanie

Directed by : Alina RUDNITSKAYA (Алина РУДНИЦКАЯ)
Writing credits : Alina RUDNITSKAYA (Алина РУДНИЦКАЯ)
Cinematography : Aleksandr FILIPPOV (Александр ФИЛИППОВ)
Sound : Aleksey ANTONOV (Алексей АНТОНОВ)
Produced by : Vyacheslav TELNOV (Вячеслав ТЕЛЬНОВ)
Production : St Petersburg Documentary Film Studio

Awards :
Best documentary Festival Kinoblick, Stuttgart (Germany), 2006

Plot synopsis
The “Marriage Palace” is a place where people’s destinies meet up with the bureaucratic system. The most significant events in people’s lives such as wedding, divorce, birth and death are seen in everyday routine of a registration office. The modern ironic director’s view.

Selected in the following festivals :
- Tampere film festival, Tampere (Finland), 2012
- Mostra Internazionale del Nuovo Cinema, Pesaro (Italy), 2011
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Russian Film Festival, London (United Kingdom), 2010
- Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2007
- Festival Kinoblick, Stuttgart (Germany), 2006