Gennadi SIDOROV
Геннадий СИДОРОВ
Guennadi SIDOROV
Russia, 2003, 103mn 
Colour, fiction
Starukhi
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 Old Little Ladies / The Old Women

 Les Petites vieilles

 
Directed by : Gennadi SIDOROV (Геннадий СИДОРОВ)
Writing credits : Gennadi SIDOROV (Геннадий СИДОРОВ)
 
Cast
Valentina BEREZUTSKAIA (Валентина БЕРЕЗУЦКАЯ)
Rano KUBAEVA (Рано КУБАЕВА)
Zoya NORKINA (Зоя НОРКИНА)
Gennadi SIDOROV (Геннадий СИДОРОВ)
Galina SMIRNOVA (Галина СМИРНОВА)
 
Cinematography : Anatoli PETRIGA (Анатолий ПЕТРИГА)
Production design : Vladimir YARIN (Владимир ЯРИН)
Music : Daler NAZAROV (Далер НАЗАРОВ)
Sound : Andrei KHUDIAKOV (Андрей ХУДЯКОВ)
Produced by : Gennadi SIDOROV (Геннадий СИДОРОВ)
Companies : Fondation régionale du soutien de l'art cinématographique avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture de la Fédération de Russie.
Film revenue in Russia : 0.0115 million dollars
 
Release date in France : 2004-11-10, Site

Awards :
First prize Angers Festival Premiers Plans, Angers (France), 2004
Special Jury prize Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
Audience Award Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
Best first film Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
Best actress Valentina BEREZUTSKAIA , Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
Best actress Valentina BEREZUTSKAIA , "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2003
Best feature film Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2003
FIPRESCI Prize Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2003
Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics Prize Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2003

Plot synopsis
Into a small village where the women and a village fool live, a family of refugees from Uzbekistan arrive and erect a small power station to supply the village with electricity.
 

commentaries
Le cinéma russe, vingt-cinq ans déjà..., Marilyne FELLOUS, kinoglaz.fr, 2010
Le cinéma des années 1990-2000. Images dispersées, Françoise NAVAILH, Russie, peuples et civilisations, La découverte, 2005
Gennadii Sidorov: Old Little Ladies (Starukhi) (2003), Birgit BEUMERS, kinokultura.com, 2003
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Days of Russian cinema, Aix les Bains (France), 2013
- Russian Film Week in Paris : Regards de Russie, Paris (France), 2011
- Fribourg International Film Festival, Fribourg (Switzerland), 2010
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2008
- Days of Russian cinema in Valence, Valencia (France), 2006
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2006
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 2005
- Angers Festival Premiers Plans, Angers (France), 2004
- Strasbourg two weeks of Russian cinema, Strasbourg (France), 2004
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2004-11-10
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2004
- Russian film festival in Sweden 'KinoRiurik', Stockholm (Sweden), 2004
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2003
- Russian Film Week in Paris : Regards de Russie, Paris (France), 2003
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2003
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2003
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2003
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2003
- Russian Film Week in New York, New York (USA), 2003

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