Maksim PEZHEMSKY
Максим ПЕЖЕМСКИЙ
Maksim PEJEMSKI
USSR, 1990, 23mn 
Black and white, fiction
Comrade Chkalov's Crossing the North Pole
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Переход товарища Чкалова через Северный полюс

 

 La Traversée du pôle nord par le camarade Tchkalov

 Perekhod Tovarishcha Chkalova cherez Severnyy polyus

 
Directed by : Maksim PEZHEMSKY (Максим ПЕЖЕМСКИЙ)
Production : Lenfilm
 

Plot synopsis
The picture is stylized to reproduce the aesthetics of the silent films, being a parody of the ideological stamps of the classical Soviet movies of the 1920s- 30s.
The film was awarded the Participant Diploma of the International Film Festival in Cannes, France (1991) and the Main Prize for the Best Short Film at the IX International Film Festival in Turin, Italy (1991).
Source : www.lenfilm.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2017
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1991