Russia, 2010, 84mn 
Colour, fiction
Day of the Beast
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День зверя


 Le Jour de la bête

 Den zverya

Directed by : Mikhail KONOVALCHUK (Михаил КОНОВАЛЬЧУК)
Writing credits : Mikhail KONOVALCHUK (Михаил КОНОВАЛЬЧУК)
Svetlana PATI (Светлана ПАТИ)
Yohann VAN-UTR (Иоганн ВАН-УТР)
Cinematography : Sergey LANDO (Сергей ЛАНДО)
Production design : Andrey SAFRONOV (Андрей САФРОНОВ), Aleksandr ZAGOSKIN (Александр ЗАГОСКИН)
Produced by : Vyacheslav TELNOV (Вячеслав ТЕЛЬНОВ)
Production : Mosfilm, Lenfilm, AMA Production Center
World sales AMA Tel. +7 (499) 143-94-21 amacinema@mail.ru

Awards :
Special Jury prize "Spirit of Fire" International Debut Film Festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2010

Plot synopsis
End of the Great Patriotic War. A 16-year German sniper is left in a ruined house by retreating Nazis. A Jewish family of disabled granddad, mother and a 15-year old girl returns home after evacuation. Their house is just opposite the sniper’s. He watches their life through optical device and soon falls in love with the girl. The film speaks about the first love, the first suicide attempt, a duel, self-sacrifice, brevity and humane relations that are above all hardships of war.

Selected in the following festivals or events :
- World Film Festival, Montreal (Canada), 2010
- Saint Petersburg International Cine-Forum, St Petersburg (Russia), 2010
- "Spirit of Fire" International Debut Film Festival, Khanty Mansiysk (Russia), 2010
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2010