Alexandre SOKUROV
Александр СОКУРОВ
Alexandre SOKOUROV
USSR (Russia), 1991, 48mn 
Black and white, documentary
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Пример интонации

 

 An Example of Intonation

 Un exemple d’intonation

 
Directed by : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Writing credits : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Cinematography : Aleksandr BUROV (Александр БУРОВ)
Sound : Vladimir PERSOV (Владимир ПЕРСОВ)
Editing : Irina KISILEVA (Ирина КИСИЛЕВА), Leda SEMENOVA (Ледa СЕМЕНОВА)
Companies : Studio des films pour lrs enfants et les jeunes de Perme
 
format : Video
Sites : en russe, en anglais

Plot synopsis
The second film by Sokurov featuring Boris Eltsin as the principal character. Now he is the President of Russia, invested with power, the man, bearing the full responsibility for the destinies of his distant compatriots as well as his closest kin and friends. Conducting a conversation with him among the members of his family, the filmmaker (second character of this film) manages to reveal his interlocutor's vulnerability and anguish — features that are “human, too human”.
Alexandra Tuchinskaya English translation by Anna Shoulgat, © 2002 http://sokurov.spb.ru