Yelena KHAZANOVA / HAZANOVA
Елена ХАЗАНОВА
Elena KHAZANOVA / HAZANOVA
Russia / Switzerland, 2005, 100mn 
Colour, fiction
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Вольный перевод

 

 La Traductrice

 Volny perevod

Other titles : Игра слов: Переводчица олигарха
 
Directed by : Yelena KHAZANOVA / HAZANOVA (Елена ХАЗАНОВА)
Writing credits : Mikhail BRASHINSKY (Михаил БРАШИНСКИЙ), Gaya GASTY (Гайя ГУАСТИ), Yelena KHAZANOVA / HAZANOVA (Елена ХАЗАНОВА)
 
Cast
Aleksandr BALUEV (Александр БАЛУЕВ)
Julian BATINOVA (Юлиан БАТИНОВА)
Sergey GARMASH (Сергей ГАРМАШ)
Nina RUSLANOVA (Нина РУСЛАНОВА)
Yelena SAFONOVA (Елена САФОНОВА)
Bruno TODESHINY (Брюно ТОДЕСКИНИ)
 
Cinematography : Igor KOZHEVNIKOV (Игорь КОЖЕВНИКОВ)
Production design : Mariya SCHMIDT (Мария ШМИДТ), Yekaterina ZALETAEVA (Екатерина ЗАЛЕТАЕВА)
Music : Diana ARBENINA (Диана АРБЕНИНА)
Produced by : Elda GIDINTTY (Эльда ГУИДИНЕТТИ), Andrei PFAEFFLY (Андрей ПФАЙФЛИ), Yelena YATSURA (Елена ЯЦУРА)
Production : Filmokom, Venturafilm, Tvin (ТВИН), TSR (Télévision Suisse Romande)
Film revenue in Russia : 0.026 million dollars
Release date in Russia : 21/02/2008
 
Site : site officiel

Plot synopsis
Criminal melodrama.
The heroine, the Russian girl Irina, lives in Geneva since emigrating at the age of seven with her mother, Marina. Marinaís old friend suggests that Irina could earn some extra money by translating for the prisoner Ivan Tashkov. According to the Swiss authorities Tashkov is a criminal authority, but he is of a different opinion.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival Justice à l'écran en Isère, Grenoble (France), 2008
- Arras International Film Festival, Arras (France), 2007
- Munich International Film Festival, Munich (Germany), 2007
- Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh (United Kingdom), 2007
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2006
- Film Festival Locarno, Locarno (Switzerland), 2006