Ivan POPOV
Иван ПОПОВ
Ivan POPOV
Russia, 1996, 84mn 
Colour, fiction
Kotenok
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Котенок

 

 The Kitten

 Le Petit chat

 
Directed by : Ivan POPOV (Иван ПОПОВ)
Writing credits : Ivan POPOV (Иван ПОПОВ)
 
Cast
Andrei ZVIAGINTSEV (Андрей ЗВЯГИНЦЕВ)
 
Companies : Mosfilm, Krug, Roskomkino
 

Plot synopsis
A kitten was given as a birthday gift to a couple of children and ever since lived in a musician’s family surrounded by everyone`s affection. Its disappearance caused grief to the family. The kitten roams around the city and finally makes its abode with a janitor who nestles alley cats. After a scuffle with new Russians who wished to obtain his house janitor Fedin was taken to hospital and the cats started vagabonding. However, the film has happy end: the kitten finds its former masters and the cats come back to the janitor.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1997