Usman SAPAROV
Усман САПАРОВ
Ousman SAPAROV
Turkmenistan, 1992, 88mn 
fiction
Little Angel, Bring Me Joy
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Ангелочек, сделай радость

 

 Petit ange, fais-moi plaisir

 Angelochek, sdlay radost

 
Directed by : Usman SAPAROV (Усман САПАРОВ)
Writing credits : Usman SAPAROV (Усман САПАРОВ)
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
First prize Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1994

Plot synopsis
Usman Saparov's story of German emigrants living peacefully in pre-WWII Turkmenistan, suddenly scourged and displaced with the outbreak of war. The film centers around a child named Georg who escapes capture and placement in an orphanage. As he tries to make sense of what's going on around him, and why people who were once his friends are now treating him with contempt, he awaits the traditional "Baby Angel" of Easter, who he believes will protect him. Like the post-war classic Forbidden Games, LITTLE ANGEL, BRING ME JOY is a devastatingly direct vision of war and its consequences, witnessed through the eyes of a child.
Source : www.seagullfilms.com
 

Selected in the following festivals or events :
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 1994