Dmitry MESKHIEV
Дмитрий МЕСХИЕВ
Dmitri MESKHIEV
Russia / Germany, 1993, 96mn 
Colour, fiction
Nad temnoy vodoy
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Над темной водой

 

 Over the Dark Water

 Au-dessus de l'eau sombre

 
Directed by : Dmitry MESKHIEV (Дмитрий МЕСХИЕВ)
Writing credits : Valery TODOROVSKY (Валерий ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Aleksandr ABDULOV (Александр АБДУЛОВ) ...Lev
Aleksandr BASHIROV (Александр БАШИРОВ)
Vladimir ILIN (Владимир ИЛЬИН) ...Volodya
Ksenia KACHALINA (Ксения КАЧАЛИНА) ...Lena
Yuri KUZNETSOV (Юрий КУЗНЕЦОВ) ...Sergey
Tatyana LIUTAYEVA (Татьяна ЛЮТАЕВА) ...Klara
Ivan OKHLOBYSTIN (Иван ОХЛОБЫСТИН)
 
Cinematography : Pavel LEBESHEV (Павел ЛЕБЕШЕВ)
Production design : Natalya KOCHERGINA (Наталия КОЧЕРГИНА)
Music : Sergey KURYOKHIN (Сергей КУРЕХИН)
Produced by : Aleksandr BUKHMAN (Александр БУХМАН), Igor KALYONOV (Игорь КАЛЕНОВ), Vasili KARLOVSKY (Василий КАРЛОВСКИЙ)
Companies : Lenfilm, Nikola Film, Aurora-film (Germany)
 

Plot synopsis
Leningrad in the 1960's. White Nights. Walking along the embankment of the Neva River, a charming provincial girl meets a poet, an artist, and a cameraman. And each of them proposes a marriage to her...
A retrospective film drama about three friends and a girl. A look at the 60's from the 90's. The authors devoted their film to "parents and their friends".
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2011
- Moscow, St-Petersburg : two faces of Russia, Paris (France), 2010
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1993