USSR, 1990, 100mn 
Colour, fiction
The Dog's Feast
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Собачий пир


 Festin de chien

 Sobachiy pir

Directed by : Leonid MENAKER (Леонид МЕНАКЕР)
Writing credits : Viktor MEREZHKO (Виктор МЕРЕЖКО)
Viktor BYCHKOV (Виктор БЫЧКОВ)
Natalia GUNDAREVA (Наталья ГУНДАРЕВА) ...Elle (Janna)
Sergey SHAKUROV (Сергей ШАКУРОВ) ...Lui
Larisa UDOVICHENKO (Лариса УДОВИЧЕНКО) ...Aleksandra
Cinematography : Vladimir KOVZEL (Владимир КОВЗЕЛЬ)
Production design : Yuri PUGACH (Юрий ПУГАЧ)
Music : Andrey PETROV (Андрей ПЕТРОВ)
Sound : Aleksandr SYSOLIATIN (Александр СЫСОЛЯТИН)
Produced by : Mark RUDINSHTEJN (Марк РУДИНШТЕЙН)
Production : Lenfilm, Ladoga
Release date in Russia : 1990

Plot synopsis
On a holiday eve, everyone, especially one tired and chilly, does so need at least one living soul at one's side: it is bad to meet a holiday alone with oneself. Thus, on a New Year's Eve, the main characters meet, — a meeting of two solitudes. Chance brought two persons of disorderly lives together in a railway terminal.... kindling the hope for a normal, pure human life, the kind others have...
The actress Natalya Gundareva was honored the Premium for the Best Actress’ Work at the International Film Festival in Montreal, Canada (1990) and was awarded NIKA — the highest annual professional Premium of the Cinematographers’ Union — for the Best Lead Part (1991).
Source : www.lenfilm.ru

Commentaries and bibliography
Виктор Мережко. Полеты во сне и наяву , Viktor MEREZHKO, Сеанс, 2008

Photos and videos

Source : www.russiancinema.ru