Александр ЧЕРНЯЕВ
Russia / Kazakhstan, 2010, 82mn 
Colour, fiction
Irony of Love
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Ирония любви


 Ironie de l'amour

 Ironiya Lyubvi

Directed by : Aleksandr CHERNYAYEV (Александр ЧЕРНЯЕВ), Erzhan RUSTEMBEKOV (Ержан РУСТЕМБЕКОВ)
Writing credits : daniyar KUMISBAEV (Данияр КУМИСБАЕВ), Erzhan RUSTEMBEKOV (Ержан РУСТЕМБЕКОВ), Vladimir ZABALUEV (Владимир ЗАБАЛУЕВ)
Aleksey CHADOV (Алексей ЧАДОВ) ...Ivan
Gosha KUTSENKO (Гоша КУЦЕНКО) ...general
Irina ROZANOVA (Ирина РОЗАНОВА) ...Ivan mother
Natalia RUDOVA (Наталья РУДОВА) ...Masha
Asel SAGATOVA (Асель САГАТОВА) ...Asel
Cinematography : Dmitry MALTSEV (Дмитрий МАЛЬЦЕВ)
Production design : Sergey GUDILIN (Сергей ГУДИЛИН)
Produced by : Renat DAVLETYAROV (Ренат ДАВЛЕТЬЯРОВ), Aleksandr KOTELEVSKY (Александр КОТЕЛЕВСКИЙ)
Production : Interfest, Kazakhfilm
Film revenue in Russia : 4.0778 million dollars
Release date in Russia : 25/03/2010
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Plot synopsis
romantic comedy.
normally asel’s day begins with shopping and ends with a glass of Mojito on the veranda of an expensive restaurant. she is a frequent feature of society columns. her fiancé is the owner of oil towers, and her life it is full of pleasures. her talent is to attract men. But to reach the next level and get onto television, she has to target all her charm at a rather unusual man. only one person in the world does not consider him a loser or a geek, and that is his mother. she is the main woman in his life and an authority on everything. so, asel has little time and many obstacles to overcome, while ivan has an antiquated idea about women and love; and her rival has only her beloved son...

Commentaries and bibliography
Erzhan Rustembekov, Aleksandr Cherniaev : Irony of Love (Ironiia liubvi, 2010), Dawn SECKLER,, 2010

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian Film Week in Paris : Regards de Russie, Paris (France), 2010
- Russische Filmwoche in Berlin, Berlin (Germany), 2010
- Comic Film Festival "Ulybnis, Rossiya", Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Festival "Vivat Kino Rossii", St Petersburg (Russia), 2010
- Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr, Sochi (Russia), 2010

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