Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY
Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ
Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKI
Russia, 2011, 78mn 
Colour, fiction
The Female
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Самка

 

 La Femelle

 Samka

 
Directed by : Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY (Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY (Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Yekaterina VILKOVA (Екатерина ВИЛКОВА) ...Larissa
Aleksandr STRIZHENOV (Александр СТРИЖЕНОВ) ...Vanya
Kristina BABUSHKINA (Кристина БАБУШКИНА) ...Zhanna
Konstantin MURZENKO (Константин МУРЗЕНКО) ...hunter
Pavel DEREVIANKO (Павел ДЕРЕВЯНКО)
Yuri KOLOKOLNIKOV (Юрий КОЛОКОЛЬНИКОВ)
Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY (Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ)
 
Cinematography : Yuri KLIMENKO (Юрий КЛИМЕНКО)
Production design : Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY (Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ)
Music : Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY (Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ)
Produced by : Grigori KONSTANTINOPOLSKY (Григорий КОНСТАНТИНОПОЛЬСКИЙ), Andrei_2 NOVIKOV (Андрей_2 НОВИКОВ), Sergey SELIANOV (Сергей СЕЛЬЯНОВ), Aleksandr STRIZHENOV (Александр СТРИЖЕНОВ)
Production : CTB, Lukomorye
Film revenue in Russia : 0.0166 million dollars
Release date in Russia : 01/04/2011
 

Plot synopsis
The young TV reporter Larisa Debomonova prepares coverage of a yeti captured by hunters in the Siberian taiga. When the shooting is underway the Yeti breaks loose from its cage, kidnaps the girl and falls in love with her. In the video camera, which Larisa has dropped, the hunters discover extraordinary footage: “Oh God!!!.. Incredible!!!.. I’ve always believed that the Yeti do exist. He exists!!!.. He has kidnapped me!!! He is kind!!!.. We are going to meet his parents!!!... I think he likes me. Vanya, give me some mushrooms!!!” What is it: a Russian King Kong or an incredible love story?
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Grigorii Konstantinopol’skii: Samka (2011), Mila NAZYROVA, kinokultura.com, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Comic Film Festival "Ulybnis, Rossiya", Moscow (Russia), 2012
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2012
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2011
- Festival of Festivals, St Petersburg (Russia), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011
- International Arctic Film Festival "Polar Lights", Murmansk (Russia), 2011
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2011