Larisa SADILOVA
Лариса САДИЛОВА
Larissa SADILOVA
Russia, 1998, 69mn 
Black and white, fiction
Happy Birthday !
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С днём рождения !

 

 Longue vie !

 S dnyom rozhdeniya !

 
Directed by : Larisa SADILOVA (Лариса САДИЛОВА)
Writing credits : Larisa SADILOVA (Лариса САДИЛОВА)
 
Cast
Rano KUBAEVA (Рано КУБАЕВА)
Masha KUZMINA (Маша КУЗЬМИНА)
Gulnara MKHITARYAN (Гульнара МХИТАРЯН)
Oxana POTOTSKAYA (Оксана ПОТОЦКАЯ)
Irina PROSHINA (Ирина ПРОШИНА)
Natalya PYANKOVA (Наталия ПЬЯНКОВА)
Gennadi SIDOROV (Геннадий СИДОРОВ)
Yevgeniya TURKINA (Евгения ТУРКИНА)
Oleg UKHOV (Олег УХОВ)
Oleg VASILKOV (Олег ВАСИЛЬКОВ)
 
Cinematography : Aleksandr KAZARENSKOV (Александр КАЗАРЕНСКОВ), Irina URALSKAYA (Ирина УРАЛЬСКАЯ)
Production design : Eduard GALKIN (Эдуард ГАЛКИН)
Music : Georgi SVIRIDOV (Георгий СВИРИДОВ)
Produced by : Gennadi SIDOROV (Геннадий СИДОРОВ)
 
Release date in France : 2001-11-20, Site

Awards :
Grand Prix, Créteil International Women's Film Festival, 1999
FIPRESCI Prize, Cottbus Film Festival of Young East European Cinema, 1998
Best Debut, Festival Kinotavr, Sochi, 1998

Plot synopsis
The action of the film takes place in an old dilapidated maternity clinic in the Russian provintial town. A single mother, the wife of the businessman, an Uzbek woman who has given birth to the child from a Russian man, the wife of an alcoholic, and a fourteen-year-old mother.
Source : www.intercinema.ru
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Le cinéma russe, vingt-cinq ans déjà..., Marilyne FELLOUS, kinoglaz.fr, 2010
С днем рождения! «Сеансу» отвечают…, Group of authors, seance.ru, 1999
Основной инстинкт [О фильме С днем рождения!], Viktor MATIZEN, seance.ru, 1999
Роддом, где не разбиваются сердца, Irina LIUBARSKAIA, seance.ru, 1999
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Prague International Film Festival : Febiofest, Prague (Czech Republic), 2010
- Fribourg International Film Festival, Fribourg (Switzerland), 2010
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2002
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2001-11-20
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 1999