Rezo GIGINISHVILY
Резо ГИГИНЕИШВИЛИ
Rezo GUIGUINEICHVILI
Alissa KHMELNITSKAYA
Алиса ХМЕЛЬНИЦКАЯ
Alissa KHMELNITSKAIA
Russia, 2011, 73mn 
Colour, fiction
Bez muzhchin
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Без мужчин

 

 Without Men

 Sans hommes

 
Directed by : Rezo GIGINISHVILY (Резо ГИГИНЕИШВИЛИ), Alissa KHMELNITSKAYA (Алиса ХМЕЛЬНИЦКАЯ)
Writing credits : Alissa KHMELNITSKAYA (Алиса ХМЕЛЬНИЦКАЯ)
 
Cast
Vera VORONKOVA (Вера ВОРОНКОВА)
Nadezhda MIKHALKOVA (Надежда МИХАЛКОВА)
Anna MIKHALKOVA (Анна МИХАЛКОВА)
Mikhail PORECHENKOV (Михаил ПОРЕЧЕНКОВ)
Artur SMOLIANINOV (Артур СМОЛЬЯНИНОВ)
Sergey GAZAROV (Сергей ГАЗАРОВ)
Polina FILONENKO (Полина ФИЛОНЕНКО)
Aleksandr SIRIN (Александр СИРИН)
Pyotr FIODOROV (Пётр ФЕДОРОВ)
Anton SHAGIN (Антон ШАГИН)
Leonid GROMOV (Леонид ГРОМОВ)
 
Cinematography : Maksim OSADCHY (Максим ОСАДЧИЙ)
Production design : Grigori PUSHKIN (Григорий ПУШКИН)
Music : Dato EVGENIDZE (Дато ЕВГЕНИДЗЕ)
Produced by : Rezo GIGINISHVILY (Резо ГИГИНЕИШВИЛИ), Bakhtyar KHUDOINAZAROV (Бахтиер ХУДОЙНАЗАРОВ), Maksim KOROLEV (Максим КОРОЛЕВ), Gennadi OSTROVSKY (Геннадий ОСТРОВСКИЙ)
Companies : VVP Alians, VVYS
Film revenue in Russia : 0.1311 million dollars
 

Plot synopsis
The passengers of an evening flight have fastened their seat belts and are ready for take-off. But the flight is postponed until the morning. The passengers unfasten their seat belts again and leave the terminal. Drops of slanting rain gleam under a streetlight. In a puddle two female silhouettes are reflected. Two women, casual fellow travellers, embark on a journey into the Moscow night. They change cars and their mood changes; they race along the ring road and the boulevards; they cry and laugh: it seems they can do anything during this strange night, as if they had dropped out of real life. They can do anything: suffer, love, hate. There is only one thing they cannot do: part. One single idea moves them, one passion: its name is MAN.
 

commentaries
Rezo Gigineishvili, Alisa Khmel'nitskaia: Without Men (Bez muzhchin, 2011), Teodra KELLY TRIMBLE, kinokultura.com, 2012
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2011
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2011