Vladimir EYSNER
Владимир ЭЙСНЕР
Vladimir EISNER
Herz FRANK
Герц ФРАНК
Herz FRANK
USSR, 1989, 90mn 
Colour, black and white, documentary
There Were Seven Simeons
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Жили-были семь Симеонов

 

 Il était une fois les sept Siméon

 Zhili-byli sem Simeonov

 
Directed by : Vladimir EYSNER (Владимир ЭЙСНЕР), Herz FRANK (Герц ФРАНК)
Writing credits : Vladimir EYSNER (Владимир ЭЙСНЕР), Herz FRANK (Герц ФРАНК)
 

Awards :
Prix du meilleur documentaire : Cinéma du Réel 1991

Plot synopsis
Docu-drama which tells of the tragic Ovechkin family known throughout the Soviet Union as the jazz ensemble, The Seven Simeons; who hijacked an airliner with the intention of diverting it abroad.
Source : www.flahertiana.ru/2010/
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 1990