Alexandre SOKUROV
Александр СОКУРОВ
Alexandre SOKOUROV
USSR, 1984, 20mn 
Colour, documentary
The Evening Sacrifice
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Жертва вечерняя

 

 Le Sacrifice du soir

 Zhertva vechernaya

Russian subtitle : Салют (Salut)
 
Directed by : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Writing credits : Alexandre SOKUROV ( Александр СОКУРОВ)
Cinematography : Aleksandr BUROV (Александр БУРОВ)
Production design : Sergey DEBIZHEV (Сергей ДЕБИЖЕВ)
Sound : Mikhail PODTAKUY (Михаил ПОДТАКУЙ)
Editing : Larisa SOLOVTSOVA (Лариса СОЛОВЦОВА)
Production : LSDF (ЛСДФ)
Release date in Russia : 1987
 
format : 35 mm

Plot synopsis
A crowd of young people gathered together for a national celebration in a large Soviet city. "The film was shot in just three hours. Born in a mood of great excitement, it was originally conceived as a reportage and only later acquired an artistic meaning." - Sokourov
This film is dedicated to E.G. Klimov.
Source : www.festival-larochelle.org
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Alexandre Sokourov : des pages cachées, Paris (France), 2010
- Fall Festival 1998, Paris (France), 1998
- La Rochelle International Film Festival, La Rochelle (France), 1993