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Vladimir ZAJKIN
Владимир ЗАЙКИН
Vladimir ZAIKINE
Russia, 2004, 94 mn 
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Directed by : Vladimir ZAJKIN (Владимир ЗАЙКИН)
Writing credits : Vladimir ZAJKIN (Владимир ЗАЙКИН)
Aleksandr BASHIROV (Александр БАШИРОВ)
Dmitry DYUZHEV (Дмитрий ДЮЖЕВ) ...Sidiatchko
Aleksandra FLORINSKAIA (Александра ФЛОРИНСКАЯ)
Natalia KOLIAKANOVA (Наталья КОЛЯКАНОВА) ...Fedoulova
Yevgeni STEBLOV (Евгений СТЕБЛОВ) ...Fedoulov
Liubov TOLKALINA (Любовь ТОЛКАЛИНА) ...Marina
Nikita VYSOTSKY (Никита ВЫСОЦКИЙ) ...L'auditeur
Mikhail YEFREMOV (Михаил ЕФРЕМОВ) ...Koulema
Cinematography : Dmitry MALTSEV (Дмитрий МАЛЬЦЕВ)
Production design : Andrei MODNIKOV (Андрей МОДНИКОВ)
Produced by : Georgi NERSISYAN (Георгий НЕРСИСЯН)
Production : Gorky Film Studio, Paradise
Release date in Russia : 30/12/2004
Format : 35 mm

Plot synopsis
Sidyachko (Dyuzhev) steals with Petrov's (his boss's) wife in hopes of getting her to turn the company over to him. He couldn't count on the turn of events that follows. After reuniting with a down-trodden old friend, Kulema, Petrov is hired as a confidant to a rather dysfunctional family. The daughter in this family is ironically Sidyachko's ex-wife. Throughout the duration of the movie Pertov gets the brunt of pent-up anger. Petrov receives, however, a hefty sum in reward for being the family's punching bag. Love affairs are abound in the film. The little brother and grandfather are equally abusive. But all's well that ends well.
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Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Film Week in New Delhi, New Delhi (India), 2007
- Russian Culture Festival in Essen, Essen (Germany), 2006
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2005

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