Aleksey MURADOV
Алексей МУРАДОВ
Alekseï MOURADOV
Russia, 2001, 73mn 
Colour, fiction
Zmey
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Змей

 

 Le Cerf-volant

 Zmey

 
Directed by : Aleksey MURADOV (Алексей МУРАДОВ)
Writing credits : Aleksey MURADOV (Алексей МУРАДОВ)
 
Cast
Nadezhda OZEROVA (Надежда ОЗЕРОВА)
Mikhail PAZNIKOV (Михаил ПАЗНИКОВ)
Viktor SOLOVIEV (Виктор СОЛОВЬЕВ)
Pavel ZOLOTILIN (Павел ЗОЛОТИЛИН)
 
Cinematography : Robert FILATOV (Роберт ФИЛАТОВ)
Production design : Yevgeni POTAMOSHNEV (Евгений ПОТАМОШНЕВ)
Sound : Leonid POROKHNYA (Леонид ПОРОХНЯ)
Production : M2F
 
Site : IMDb

Awards :
Best first film Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2002
Best first film Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2002
First prize, Debut Films, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2002
FIPRESCI Prize, Debut Films, Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2002

Plot synopsis
As an executioner for the state, a father kills in order to buy his son more time to live. The boy, who dreams of flying a kite with his father, is an invalid desperately in need of an operation the executioner cannot afford.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Festival "All our German", Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Angers Festival Premiers Plans, Angers (France), 2004
- Russian film festival in Sweden 'KinoRiurik', Stockholm (Sweden), 2004
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2002
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2002
- Annual award of the Guild of Historians of Cinema and Film Critics, Moscow (Russia), 2002