Kirill SAKHARNOV
Кирилл САХАРНОВ
Kirill SAKHARNOV
Ksenia SAKHARNOVA
Ксения САХАРНОВА
Ksenia SAKHARNOVA
Russia, 2013, 60mn 
Colour, documentary
Mamy, dety i zakon
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Мамы, дети и закон

 

 Mamas, Kids and the Law

 Mamans, enfants et la loi

 
Directed by : Kirill SAKHARNOV (Кирилл САХАРНОВ), Ksenia SAKHARNOVA (Ксения САХАРНОВА)
Writing credits : Kirill SAKHARNOV (Кирилл САХАРНОВ), Ksenia SAKHARNOVA (Ксения САХАРНОВА)
 

Plot synopsis
Two families – one Russian and one American – want to adopt a child from a Russian orphanage. The Russian family brings home two children and experience the first joys and difficulties of the new life. The American family want to adopt a five-year-old disabled girl, but they are hindered by Putin’s new law forbidding Americans to adopt Russian children. Will little Polina’s dream about her own family come true?
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Annual Independent Russian-American Documentary Film Festival in New York​ (Tribeca), New York (USA), 2014
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2013