Светлана ШИМАНЮК
Russia, 2007, 105mn 
Colour, fiction
Varvara’s Weddings
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Варварины свадьбы


 Les Mariages de Varvara

 Varvariny svadby

Directed by : Svetlana SHIMANYUK (Светлана ШИМАНЮК)
Writing credits : Svetlana SHIMANYUK (Светлана ШИМАНЮК), Yelena SHUSTOVA (Елена ШУСТОВА)
Maksim AVERIN (Максим АВЕРИН) ...Youssoup
Irina LINDT (Ирина ЛИНДТ) ...Varvara
Cinematography : Sergey YURIZDITSKY (Сергей ЮРИЗДИЦКИЙ)
Production design : Yuri SUCHKOV (Юрий СУЧКОВ)

Plot synopsis
It is a story of a boy and a girl who got acquainted in the distant 1913. And then throughout the 20th century they met and parted, fell in love and hated each other, saved and wanted to kill each other. Here is a story about love and about the country which does not exist any more…

Selected in the following festivals :
- International debut film festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2008
- International Festival of Muslim Cinema, Kazan (Russia), 2008
- Festival of Festivals, St Petersburg (Russia), 2008
- Cinema and Theater Festival ''Autumn of Love'', Blagoveshchensk (Russia), 2007
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2007