Valery TODOROVSKY
Валерий ТОДОРОВСКИЙ
Valeri TODOROVSKI
Russia / France, 1994, 96mn 
Colour, fiction
Podmoskovnye vechera
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Подмосковные вечера

 

 Katya Ismaylova

 Katia Ismaïlova

 
Directed by : Valery TODOROVSKY (Валерий ТОДОРОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Stanislav GOVORUKHIN (Станислав ГОВОРУХИН), Alla KRINITSYNA (Алла КРИНИЦЫНА), Marina SHEPTUNOVA (Марина ШЕПТУНОВА)
 
Cast
Ingeborga DAPKUNAITE (Ингеборга ДАПКУНАЙТЕ) ...Katia Ismaïlova
Aleksandr FEKLISTOV (Александр ФЕКЛИСТОВ) ...Mitia
Alissa FREINDLIKH (Алиса ФРЕЙНДЛИХ) ...Irina Dmitrievna
Yuri KUZNETSOV (Юрий КУЗНЕЦОВ)
Avangard LEONTIEV (Авангард ЛЕОНТЬЕВ)
Vladimir MASHKOV (Владимир МАШКОВ)
Natalia SHCHUKINA (Наталья ЩУКИНА)
 
Cinematography : Sergey KOZLOV (Сергей КОЗЛОВ)
Production design : Aleksandr OSIPOV (Александр ОСИПОВ)
Music : Leonid DESIATNIKOV (Леонид ДЕСЯТНИКОВ)
Sound : Gleb KRAVETSKY (Глеб КРАВЕТСКИЙ)
Produced by : Igor TOLSTUNOV (Игорь ТОЛСТУНОВ)
Companies : Gorky Film Studio, TTL, Les films du rivage (France) / Dekar
Release Date in Russia : 28/11/1995
 
Release date in France : 1994-11-22, Site

Awards :
Prix Nika de la meilleure image, 1994
Prix de la presse, 1994

Plot synopsis
Katya Ismaylova is in her thirties. She experiences true passion for the first time, and is ready to destroy janyway who stand in the way of her happiness. A once shy typist girl turns into a killer. Katya who types frantically on her old “Underwood” typewriter, and then spreads her backbone over wooden floor, is a deeply traumatized and outlived Beauty who is only capable of self-destruction.
 

commentaries
Vivre sa vie Katia Ismaïlova de Valeri Todorovski, Gabriel Landry, 24 images, 1995
Katia Ismailova, Lisa NESSELSON, variety.com, 1994
В моду входит норма и с нею — Подмосковные вечера, АЛЕКСАНДР Ъ-ТИМОФЕЕВСКИЙ, kommersant.ru, 1994
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2021
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2020
- Russian Film Festival in Niort, Niort (France), 2019
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2014
- Russian Resurrection Film Festival, Different cities (Australia), 2013
- Festival du film russe à Quimperlé, Quimperlé (France), 2013
- Festival des Films de Russie et d'Ailleurs, Geneva - Lausanne (Switzerland), 2013
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2011
- Odessa International Film Festival, Odessa (Ukraine), 2011
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Festival de Cannes, Cannes (France), 1994
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1994-11-22

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