Yelena DEMIDOVA
Елена ДЕМИДОВА
Elena DEMIDOVA
Russia, 2010, 65mn 
Colour, documentary
Klyukvennyy ostrov
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Клюквенный остров

 

 Cranberry Island

 L'Ile aux canneberges

 
Directed by : Yelena DEMIDOVA (Елена ДЕМИДОВА)
Writing credits : Yelena DEMIDOVA (Елена ДЕМИДОВА)
Cinematography : Yelena DEMIDOVA (Елена ДЕМИДОВА)
Produced by : Anastasia RAZLAGOVA (Анастасия РАЗЛАГОВА)
Companies : Producer Anastassia Razlogova, 62-9 Vasilievskaya Str, Moscow Russia, 123056. e-mail arazlogova@hotmail.com
 

Awards :
Diploma, Video or numerical format , Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Anapa (Russia), 2010

Plot synopsis
This is a story about a Russian Munchhausen who builds a wind turbine in his yard and puts his beehives on the roof because wild bees live in tree hollows. His wife sometimes argues, sometimes agrees with him, takes care of the children and the household, and claims that she lives in paradise. Sometimes she plays the piano with her eyes shut. The village around them is empty. Almost every resident left for the city or died, so our characters live as if on an island. Their children clean the sewer system, learn English and German, and grow up before our very eyes.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Yerevan International Film Festival "Golden Apricot", Yerevan (Armenia), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011
- Message to Man : International Short, Documentary and Animated Film Festival, St Petersburg (Russia), 2010
- Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Anapa (Russia), 2010
- International Art Documentary Film Festival "Artdocfest", Moscow (Russia), 2010