Yulia BELAYA
Юлия БЕЛАЯ
Youlia BELAIA
Russia, 2016, 87mn 
Colour, fiction
Gorodskie ptitsy
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Городские птички

 

 The Birds of the Cities

 Les Oiseaux des villes

 
Directed by : Yulia BELAYA (Юлия БЕЛАЯ)
Writing credits : Yulia BELAYA (Юлия БЕЛАЯ)
 
Cast
Yevgeniya AFONSKAYA (Евгения АФОНСКАЯ)
Yevgeniya GROMOVA (Евгения ГРОМОВА)
Anna VORKUEVA (Анна ВОРКУЕВА)
Philip AVDEYEV (Филипп АВДЕЕВ)
Aleksandr GORCHILIN (Александр ГОРЧИЛИН)
Yelena MAKHOVA (Елена МАХОВА)
Harald ROSENSTROM (Харальд РОЗЕНСТРЁМ)
Artiom SUCHKOV (Артем СУЧКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Yulia GALOCHKINA (Юлия ГАЛОЧКИНА)
Production design : Mariya ZAIKINA (Мария ЗАИКИНА)
Produced by : Arsen GOTTLIEB (Арсен ГОТЛИБ)
Spectators : 900
Release Date in Russia : 15/12/2016
 

Plot synopsis
Film about three friends girls who, in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, seek love. Masha, from an excellent family, is a writer at a children's publishing house. Chubby and complexed, she suddenly finds herself in an unexpected situation: she wakes up with a hangover in a boxing club. Nastia works in a fashion boutique. Active and independent, she rents an apartment with her boyfriend Roman, a beginner tattoo artist. She learns by chance that Roman has cheated on her and decides to take revenge. Rita, of a romantic nature, is an executive in a hotel, meeting place of our friends. Because of her vertigo, she travels little but on the other hand she "takes revenge" at the expense of foreign customers. She makes them drink and beats them in table hockey. But meeting one of them, Harold, forces Rita to take a fresh look at everything around her.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Art Festival, Cannes (France), 2016
- Independant European Film Festival VOICES, Vologda (Russia), 2016