Sergey ZAYTSEV
Сергей ЗАЙЦЕВ
Sergueï ZAITSEV
Russia, 2010, 17mn 
Colour, documentary
The Embassy on the Tagansky Hill
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Посольство на Таганском холме

 

 L'Ambassade sur la colline Tagansky

 Posolstvo na Taganskom Kholme

 
Directed by : Sergey ZAYTSEV (Сергей ЗАЙЦЕВ)
Writing credits : Igor DOMNIN (Игорь ДОМНИН), Sergey ZAYTSEV (Сергей ЗАЙЦЕВ)
Cinematography : Svyatoslav KHAPLYUK-POZNANSKY (Святослав ХРАПЛЮК-ПОЗНАНСКИЙ), Artur KRASHENINNIKOV (Артур КРАШЕНИННИКОВ), Viktor POLYAKOV (Виктор ПОЛЯКОВ), Aleksandr_2 VDOVIN (Александр_2 ВДОВИН)
Produced by : Philip KUDRYASHOV (Филипп КУДРЯШОВ)
 

Plot synopsis
This film tells a story about Russian political immigration of the 20th century. It has unique materials most of which have been shown to the public for the first time. A rare documentary shows Mother Mary (Ms. Kuzmina-Karavaeva) who later was sainted. There is documentary footage showing Nadezhda Teffi, Ivan Bunin, Boris Zatsev, Serge Lifar, Alexandre Benois, Father Sergiy Bulgakov. More and more Russian compatriots, who are descendants of the first immigration wave, come to the House of Russia Abroad. This house has become one of the leading cultural and research centers being a spiritual landmark here on the Tagansky Hill. It is an embassy of Russians who live abroad.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- The Cinema Week in Washington, D.C, Washington (USA), 2011

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